Colorectal cancer in patients under forty: Presentation and outcome

Parramore, J. Brant; Wei, John P.; Yeh, Karen A.
June 1998
American Surgeon;Jun1998, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p563
Academic Journal
Examines the clinical presentation of younger patients with colorectal cancer and compares their survival with older patients on a stage-for-stage basis. Patient demographics; Symptoms; Staging; Overall survival.


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