Right colon cancer: long-term results after curative surgery and prognostic significance of duration of symptoms.


Between 1976 and 1986, a consecutive series of 195 patients with right colon cancer were admitted at the First Department of Surgery of the University of Rome. Patients were divided into five groups according to the absence of intestinal symptoms (group 1) and the duration of the symptomatic phase (groups 2-5). Analysis of the preoperative investigation… (More)