The clinicopathological characteristics and outcome of patients with right colon cancer.

We compared the characteristics between the 281 cases with right colon cancer (RCC) and 438 cases with left colon cancer (LCC) who underwent a resection for the disease at our hospital between 1972 and 1995. The mean patient age was significantly higher for RCC than for LCC (62.5 years vs 60.4 years). The mean tumor size was also significantly larger in RCC… CONTINUE READING