Survival of patients diagnosed with either colorectal mucinous or non-mucinous adenocarcinoma: a population-based study in Canada.

@article{Xie2009SurvivalOP,
  title={Survival of patients diagnosed with either colorectal mucinous or non-mucinous adenocarcinoma: a population-based study in Canada.},
  author={Lin Xie and Paul J Villeneuve and Amanda N. Shaw},
  journal={International journal of oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={1109-15}
}
Previous studies have shown conflicting results on the prognosis of colorectal mucinous adenocarcinoma. This study compared prognostic characteristics of patients diagnosed with mucinous and non-mucinous adenocarcinomas in a Canadian series. Analyses were based on 165 colorectal mucinous and 1215 non-mucinous adenocarcinoma patients who were registered at the Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre from 1994 to 1997, with follow-up extending to December 31, 2001. Differences in survival were examined… CONTINUE READING

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