Cholecystectomy and the risk of colorectal cancer in Italy

A. Altieri, C. Pelucchi, R. Talamini, C. Bosetti, S. Franceschi, C. La Vecchia

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Abstract

In two case-control studies from Italy covering 3533 cases of colorectal cancer and 7062 hospital controls, the odds ratios were 1.04 after cholecystectomy for colorectal, 1.08 for colon and 1.03 for rectal cancers. The results did not differ significantly by gender, colon subsite or time since diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1753-1755
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Cancer
Volume90
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 4 2004

Keywords

  • Cholecystectomy
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Risk factors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology

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    Altieri, A., Pelucchi, C., Talamini, R., Bosetti, C., Franceschi, S., & La Vecchia, C. (2004). Cholecystectomy and the risk of colorectal cancer in Italy. British Journal of Cancer, 90(9), 1753-1755. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bjc.6601721