The true incidence of synchronous cancer of the large bowel. A prospective study.

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The reported incidence of synchronous primary cancers and polyps associated with single cancers of the large bowel is varied. In a prospective study over a 5 year period, 166 patients with primary colorectal cancer had either total colonoscopy preoperatively or total colonoscopy within 6 months of surgical resection. One hundred seventy-eight cancers were… (More)

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@article{Langevin1984TheTI, title={The true incidence of synchronous cancer of the large bowel. A prospective study.}, author={James Langevin and Santhat Nivatvongs}, journal={American journal of surgery}, year={1984}, volume={147 3}, pages={330-3} }