Ulcerative colitis-associated colorectal cancer shows a poorer survival than sporadic colorectal cancer: a nationwide Japanese study.

@article{Watanabe2011UlcerativeCC,
  title={Ulcerative colitis-associated colorectal cancer shows a poorer survival than sporadic colorectal cancer: a nationwide Japanese study.},
  author={Toshiaki Watanabe and Tsuyoshi Konishi and Junji Kishimoto and Kenjiro Kotake and Tetsuichiro Muto and Kenichi Sugihara},
  journal={Inflammatory bowel diseases},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={
          802-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND The clinicopathological features of ulcerative colitis-associated colorectal cancer (UC-CRC) have not yet been fully clarified, especially in Asian populations. This study aimed to clarify the prognosis and clinicopathological features of UC-CRC in comparison with sporadic CRC in the Japanese population. METHODS Histologically diagnosed UC-CRC patients between 1978 to 1998 were extracted from the Multi-Institutional Registry of Large-Bowel Cancer in Japan, a large nationwide CRC… CONTINUE READING

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