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Analysis of 104 Cases of Carcinoma of the Large Intestine.

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By KARSNER HOWARD T.. , M.D., and CLARK BURTON JR.. , M.D. (Am. Jr. Cancer. , 1932; , xvi:, 933.-970).

Ann Intern Med. 1932;6(5):705. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-6-5-705_1
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In this paper are reported the results of an analysis of 104 cases of proved carcinoma of the large intestine admitted to Lakeside Hospital, Cleveland, in the ten years ending in 1931. Maximum incidence of carcinoma of the colon is found to occur in the fifth and sixth decades of life and to be slightly earlier than for cancer of the rectum. Carcinoma of the colon is distinctly more common in males than in females. Anatomically, cancer is slightly more frequent in the rectum than in the colon. Of cancers of the colon, about one-third are in the sigmoid flexure,


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