Young patients under 40 age with colorectal cancer have poor survival

Date 29 June 2016
Event ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2016
Session ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2016 - Abstracts book
Presenter P. Kumari
Citation Annals of Oncology (2016) 27 (2): 1-85. 10.1093/annonc/mdw199
Authors P. Kumari1, S. Sharma2, S.L. Jhakhad2, S. Beniwal3, P. Khatri4, H. Kumar1, N. Sharma1, A. Sharma2
  • 1Acharya Tulsi Regional Cancer Treatment and Research Center, Bikaner, India, /
  • 2PBM Hospital Campus, Bikaner, India, /
  • 3ATRCTRI Bikaner, Bikaner, India, /
  • 4Acharya Tulsi Cancer Hospital & Research Center & Allied Hospitals, Bikaner, India, /


Overall, the incidence of colorectal cancer appears to be stable or diminishing. However, based on our regional cancer institute data, we observed the increasing incidence of colorectal cancer in patients under 40.