Published in Gastroenterology Week, September 18th, 2006
"The purpose of this national study was to evaluate the results of treatment for young rectal cancer patients. This prospective study from the Norwegian Rectal Cancer Project includes all 2,283 patients younger than aged 70 years with adenocarcinoma of the rectum from November 1993 to December 1999," researchers in Norway reported.
"Patients younger than aged 40 years (n=45), 40 to 44 years (n=87), 45 to 49 years (n=153), and 50 to 69 years (n=1998) were compared for patient and tumor characteristics and 5-year...
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