Colorectal Carcinoma: Should the Young Be Worried?
Author(s): Lucky Moni Duara and Mridul Singh*
Introduction: In India, colon cancer ranks thirteen among new cases as well as in terms of deaths while rectal carcinoma ranks sixteenth among new cases and fifteenth among death. Objective: Colorectal carcinomas are usually cancers of old age but nowadays there has been a steady increase of colorectal carcinoma among young adults. To confirm this observation, we retrospectively analyzed the data for age, sex, site of primary tumour and histopathological type in our institution. Methods: A retrospective study was conducted in the Department of Pathology. Histopathological reports were reviewed for all colorectal carcinoma from January 2016 to December 2020 for type and staging. Demographic data including age and sex were collected and studied. All non-malignant colorectal pathologies and carcinoma of anus were exc.. Read More»