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Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey

On-line version ISSN 1025-0255

Abstract

TRUJILLO-PEREZ, Yon Luis et al. Behavior of colorrectal cancer Amalia Simoni Clinical Surgical Teaching Hospital. AMC [online]. 2019, vol.23, n.2, pp.188-197. ISSN 1025-0255.

Background:

the large intestine extends from the cecum to the orifice of the anus. The colon is segment of the digestive system that with greater frequency is affected by tumors.

Objective:

to determine the behavior of colorectal cancer.

Methods:

a cross-sectional descriptive observational study was carried out. The universe was 106 patients with colon cancer diagnosis. The non-probabilistic sample was formed by the 87 patients who met, inclusion and exclusion criteria. The information was extracted from the medical records, procedure records and histologic studies.

Results:

the age that predominated was between 60-69 years, the female sex prevailed. The locations in the rectosigmoide were accentuated. The adenocarcinomas were the anatomical-pathological types that stood out.

Conclusions:

the group of ages between 60-69 years, of the female sex, predominated. The change in the habit intestinal was the clinical manifestation. The most frequent histological type of the lesion was the adenocarcinoma in more than half of the cases.

Keywords : COLORECTAL NEOPLASMS/diagnosis; COLORECTAL NEOPLASMS/etiology; ADENOCARCINOMA; COLON, SIGMOID; CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDIES.

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