Survival analysis in families affected by hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer.

@article{Percesepe1997SurvivalAI,
  title={Survival analysis in families affected by hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer.},
  author={Antonio Percesepe and Piero Benatti and Luca Roncucci and Romano Sassatelli and Rossella Fante and Dorval Ganazzi and Alfonso Bellacosa and Maurizio Genuardi and Giovanni Neri and Alessandra Viel and Maurizio Ponz de Leon},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={1997},
  volume={71 3},
  pages={373-6}
}
Previous survival studies suggested a better prognosis of hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) patients compared with the sporadic counterpart. In the present study we evaluated the clinical outcome of HNPCC patients with respect to that of patients with colorectal cancer recorded in a population-based cancer registry. We assessed survival of 85 colorectal cancer patients from 24 unrelated families defined as having HNPCC according to the criteria of the International Collaborative… CONTINUE READING

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