Anatomic subsite of primary colorectal cancer and subsequent risk and distribution of second cancers.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Cancer, Volume 119, Issue 17, p.3140-3147 (2013)

Keywords:

2013, August 2013, Center-Authored Paper, Public Health Sciences Division

Abstract:

Individuals with a history of colorectal cancer (CRC) have an increased risk of subsequent cancer. In this study, the authors used cancer registry data to evaluate whether this increased risk of cancer after CRC differed by anatomic subsite of a first CRC.