Risk of second cancers in patients with colorectal carcinoids.

@article{Tichansky2002RiskOS,
  title={Risk of second cancers in patients with colorectal carcinoids.},
  author={David S. Tichansky and Burt Cagir and Edward C. Borrazzo and Allan K Topham and Juan A Palazzo and Eric J Weaver and Andrea Lange and Robert Fry},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2002},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={91-7}
}
INTRODUCTION It is often stated that patients with colorectal carcinoid tumors have an increased risk of developing other malignancies. However, this risk has not been conclusively documented. A comprehensive evaluation is needed to more thoroughly assess the risk of second cancers in patients with colorectal carcinoids. METHODS A search of the National Cancer Institute Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Result database from 1973 to 1996 revealed 2,086 patients with colorectal carcinoids… CONTINUE READING