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Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey

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PILA PEREZ, Rafael; PILA PELAEZ, Rafael; GUERRA RODRIGUEZ, Carmen  and  BELLO CARBONELL, Sonia M. Colorectal cancer: Report of 110 cases. AMC [online]. 2000, vol.4, n.1. ISSN 1025-0255.

A prospective study of 110 cases admitted with colorectal neoplasia was performed in Manuel Ascunce and Madam Curie Provicnial Hospitals of Camagüey City within the period from 1992 to 1996 both included. The age of patients was higher than 40 years in the great mayority, but it was relevant that 31, 7% was below 40 years. Masculine sex white skin and urban origin prevailed. Abdominal pain, weight lose, bludings, and changes in the intestinal habits were the main signs and symptoms in these cases. The main anatomic localization was in rectum-sigmoid; the main stages reported were B and C of Dukes classification; while well-differentiated adenocarcinoma had higher histologic incidence. As to the therapeutics, curative and paliative resections were main forms of treatment.


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