Risks and characteristics of early-onset colorectal cancer: A single center retrospective study

Yazar A., Koç E. S., Tözün A. N., Kutsal N. E., Önder F. O., Aygün C., ...More

Proceedings of the World Congress of Gastroenterology, İstanbul, Turkey, 21 - 24 September 2019, pp.383

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Summary Text
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.383
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes


Our study revealed that early onset colorectal cancer patients have mainly left sided colon cancer which diagnosed at a more advanced stage. However, BMI which is regarded as a risk factor for colon cancer, was lower in early onser colorectal cancer patients. Further investigations including genetic testing are needed to evaluate risk factors of early colorectal cancers.