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Histogenesis of Colorectal Carcinoma

  • K. C. Liu
  • N. A. Wright
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Abstract

Colonic cancer, a disease whose incidence increases with rising affluence, is the most common gastrointestinal malignancy throughout the western world. In the UK alone, there approximat 16000 deaths each year. The overall situation can be better appreciated from the detailed description given in the first section of this book.

Keywords

Familial Polyposis Proliferative Zone Tubular Adenoma Familial Polyposis Coli Colonic Neoplasm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. C. Liu
    • 1
  • N. A. Wright
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of HistopathologyRoyal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith HospitalLondonUK

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