Differences in treatment and survival in young and elderly patients with colorectal cancer

CONCLUSION: Despite more advanced clinical stages of disease, young CRC patients had a better survival than elderly CRC patients in this national cohort.FUNDING: The study was funded by Krista og Viggo Petersens Fond; Civilingeniør Bengt Bøgh og Hustru Inge Bøghs Fond; and Arvekapitalen efter Ane Mette Nielsen til lægevidenskabelig forskning ved Vejle Sygehus.TRIAL REGISTRATION: The project was approved by DCCG (2013-03), the Danish Data Protection Agency (2008-58-0035) and the Regional Scientific Ethical Committee for Southern Denmark (S-20130079).PMID:35670424
Source: Danish Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Authors: Source Type: research