Colorectal cancer in Asians: a demographic and anatomic survey in Malaysian patients undergoing colonoscopy.

Goh, K-L; Quek, K-F; Yeo, G T S; Hilmi, I N; Lee, C-K; Hasnida, N; Aznan, M; Kwan, K-L; Ong, K-T (2005) Colorectal cancer in Asians: a demographic and anatomic survey in Malaysian patients undergoing colonoscopy. Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics, 22 (9). pp. 859-64. ISSN 0269-2813

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Abstract

The demography of colorectal cancer is different from western patients. Tumours were mainly left sided in our patients. However, no differences in anatomic location were found between races, men and women and younger and older age groups. Colorectal cancer presented in an advanced stage in the majority of patients.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
  1. Goh, K-L
  2. Quek, K-F
  3. Yeo, G T S
  4. Hilmi, I N
  5. Lee, C-K
  6. Hasnida, N
  7. Aznan, M
  8. Kwan, K-L
  9. Ong, K-T
Journal or Publication Title: Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics
Uncontrolled Keywords: Aged; Cecal Neoplasms/epidemiology; Cecal Neoplasms/ethnology;
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2011 10:33
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2011 10:33
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/553

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