Rare tumors of the colon and rectum: a national review

@article{Kang2006RareTO,
  title={Rare tumors of the colon and rectum: a national review},
  author={Hakjung Kang and Jessica B O'connell and Michael J. Leonardi and Melinda A. Maggard and Marcia L. McGory and Clifford Y. Ko},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
  year={2006},
  volume={22},
  pages={183-189}
}
BackgroundMost literature available on rare colorectal cancer (CRC) is from case series reports. This population-based evaluation is the first comprehensive look at four rare histologic types of CRC, allowing comparisons with the more common adenocarcinoma for clinical and pathological features and survival rates.Materials and ethodsAll patients diagnosed with carcinoid (n=2,565), malignant lymphoma (n=955), non-carcinoid neuroendocrine (n=455), squamous cell (n=437), and adenocarcinoma (n=164… 
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