Increasing incidence of rectal cancer in patients aged younger than 40 years: An analysis of the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results database Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Rectal Neoplasms

abstract

  • The incidence of rectal and rectosigmoid cancer appears to be increasing in patients aged <40 years. Patients presenting with rectal bleeding or other alarming signs or symptoms should be evaluated with this finding in mind.

publication date

  • September 15, 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3624076

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.25432

PubMed ID

  • 20734460

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 4354

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 116

number

  • 18