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


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.