Title

Bone Metastasis in Appendicular Skeleton: Rare Occurrence in Colorectal Cancer

Division

TriStar

Hospital

Redmond

Document Type

Poster

Publication Date

10-29-2019

Keywords

colorectal cancer, bone metastases, case reports, neoplasms, adenocarcinoma, cancer treatment

Disciplines

Digestive System Diseases | Gastroenterology | Internal Medicine | Neoplasms

Abstract

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is considered as preventable cancer if diagnosed in the early stage. It is also second leading cause of death from cancer in US. Bone metastases (BM) is uncommon presentation with CRC and if it occurs, it involves axial skeletal more than extremities. Many case studies also reports that survival after BM is considerably poor than without BM. Cancer type and genetic mutations also play an important role in such metastasis.

Publisher or Conference

American College Gastroenterology 2019

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