Elderly patients with colon cancer have unique tumor characteristics and poor survival Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Colonic Neoplasms

abstract

  • This investigation demonstrates that older age is associated with alterations in clinical and pathologic characteristics and decreased survival. This suggests that the phenotype of colon cancer and the efficacy of colon cancer therapies may be dependent on the age of patients.

publication date

  • February 15, 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.27753

PubMed ID

  • 23011893

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 739

end page

  • 47

volume

  • 119

number

  • 4