Journal article

Recurrence in patients with stage I colorectal cancer

Patrick Ely Teloken, David Ransom, Ian Faragher, Ian Jones, Peter Gibbs, Cameron Platell

ANZ Journal of Surgery | WILEY | Published : 2016


BACKGROUND: Outcomes of patients with stage I colorectal cancer submitted to surgery with curative intent have not been thoroughly explored in contemporary series. METHODS: All patients with colon or rectal adenocarcinoma who underwent resection from the St John of God Hospital (1996-2013) and BioGrid (1991-2013) databases were identified. Patients submitted to local excision, polypectomies or neoadjuvant treatment were excluded. Outcomes included recurrence (combined local and systemic), recurrence-free and overall survival, and survival after recurrence. RESULTS: A total of 1193 patients with stage I disease were included. Median age was 67 (interquartile range 59-75) and median follow-up ..

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