Small-bowel tumors: epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of 1260 cases from the connecticut tumor registry.

@article{Hatzaras2007SmallbowelTE,
  title={Small-bowel tumors: epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of 1260 cases from the connecticut tumor registry.},
  author={Ioannis S Hatzaras and J. Alexander Palesty and Farshad Abir and Paul Sullivan and Robert A. Kozol and Stanley J. Dudrick and Walter E. Longo},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={142 3},
  pages={229-35}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the epidemiology and clinical characteristics of small-bowel cancer. DESIGN Patients with small-bowel tumors reported between 1980 and 2000, studied retrospectively. SETTING Data from the Connecticut Tumor Registry. PATIENTS One thousand sixty small-bowel cancer cases: 628 men (49.84%) and 632 women (50.16%). Mean age at presentation was 65.2 years. RESULTS The most common location of small-bowel tumors was the ileum (374 cases; 29.7%), followed by the duodenum (320… CONTINUE READING
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