The risk of subsequent primary cancers after colorectal cancer in southeast England.

@article{Evans2002TheRO,
  title={The risk of subsequent primary cancers after colorectal cancer in southeast England.},
  author={Helen S Evans and Henrik M\oller and David Robinson and Cheryl M. Lewis and Chaim M. Bell and Shirley Victoria Hodgson},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2002},
  volume={50 5},
  pages={647-52}
}
BACKGROUND Multiple cancers may occur in an individual because of a genetic predisposition, environmental exposure, cancer therapy, or immunological deficiency. Colorectal cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers, and inherited factors play an important role in its aetiology. AIMS To characterise the occurrence of multiple primary cancers in patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer and explore the possibility of a common aetiology for different cancer sites. PATIENTS The Thames… CONTINUE READING

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