The conundrum of the young colon cancer patient.

@article{Amri2015TheCO,
  title={The conundrum of the young colon cancer patient.},
  author={Ramzi Amri and Liliana G. Bordeianou and David L. Berger},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={158 6},
  pages={1696-703}
}
BACKGROUND Colonoscopy has had a major impact on the incidence and survival of colon cancer for patients who are screened, usually beginning at the age of 50. Meanwhile, the incidence rate of colon cancer is actually increasing in the patients younger than 50 while no routine screening is implemented for this age group. METHODS All patients surgically treated for colon cancer (2004-2011) without preexisting high-risk characteristics (hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer, inflammatory… CONTINUE READING

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