Published in Cancer Weekly, December 2nd, 2003
"In Egypt, there is an increasing incidence of colorectal cancer, especially among patients less than 40 years of age. The aim of this work was to study the characteristics of rectal cancer in a group of young Egyptian patients treated at Alexandria Main University hospital, Alexandria, Egypt, from June 1998 to June 2001. This study included 50 rectal cancer patients," investigators in Egypt report.
"They were divided into two groups. Group I was patients < 40 years of age (26 patients), and group II was patients > 40 years of age (24 patients). Both groups were evaluated...
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