publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Article . Other literature type . 2003

Patterns of Spread

Blaž Trotovšek; Valentin Sojar; Dragan Stanisavljevič; Aleš Tomažič;
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  • Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Abstract
<p>Background. Carcinoma of the gallbladder is a tumour with a dismal prognosis and 5-years overall survival rate less than 5%. Among the tumours of the gastrointestinal tract it is fifth in the row and its incidence is approximately 1.2/105. Tumour occurs more often (2–6 times) in women and in people over 50 years old (90%). According to the Slovenian Registry of Cancer for year 1998 the incidence of gallbladder carcinoma was 2.7/105 and it occurred 4 times more often among women. The most important risk factors for development of gallbladder carcinoma are: bile stones, chronic inflammation and polyps of the gallbladder. Carcinoma of the gallbladder develops in...
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free text keywords: incidence, surgery, therapy, classification, survival, Medicine, R, Research Article, Oncology, Hematology, General Medicine
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publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Article . Other literature type . 2003

Patterns of Spread

Blaž Trotovšek; Valentin Sojar; Dragan Stanisavljevič; Aleš Tomažič;