Fall of another myth for colon cancer: Duration of symptoms does not differ between right- or left-sided colon cancers.


Ozturk E., KUZU M. A. , ÖZTUNA D., IŞIK Ö., CANDA A. E. , Balik E., ...More

The Turkish journal of gastroenterology : the official journal of Turkish Society of Gastroenterology, vol.30, no.8, pp.686-694, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjg.2019.17770
  • Journal Name: The Turkish journal of gastroenterology : the official journal of Turkish Society of Gastroenterology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.686-694
  • Keywords: Colorectal cancer, symptom duration, localization, COLORECTAL-CANCER, DELAYED DIAGNOSIS, THERAPEUTIC DELAY, SURVIVAL, STAGE, EMERGENCY, PROGNOSIS

Abstract

Background/Aims: Patients with colorectal cancer continue to present with relatively advanced tumors that are associated with poor oncological outcomes. The aim of the present study was to assess the association between localization, symptom duration, and tumor stage.