An Overview of Colorectal Cancer in Tertiary care Cancer Center of Nepal

Authors

  • Chin Bahadur Pun Magar Department of Pathology, B.P. Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital, Bharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal
  • Ranjan Raj Bhatta Department of Pathology, B.P. Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital, Bharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal
  • Greta Pandey Department of Pathology, B.P. Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital, Bharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal
  • Suraj Uprety Department of Pathology, B.P. Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital, Bharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal
  • Ishan Dhungana Department of Pathology, B.P. Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital, Bharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal
  • Nandita Jha Department of Pathology, B.P. Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital, Bharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/njc.v6i2.48766

Keywords:

colorectal cancer, stage, treatment, pathology

Abstract

Introduction: Colorectal carcinoma is primary epithelial malignancy arising in the colorectum areas. 98% of colonic and rectum cancers are adenocarcinomas. The prevalence of colorectal cancer has been dramatically growing at an alarming rate globally in recent years.

Materials and methods: This is retrospective study at Department of Pathology in B P Koirala Memorial Cancer Hospital effective from 1st January 2018 to 31st December 2019. All the data were retrieved and analyzed.

Results:Total 56 colorectal cancer cases were analyzed, among them 36 cases were males accounting 64 % and 20 cases were females accounting 36 %. Rectum was the commonest site and commonest age group was 61-70 years accounting 55.3%. 44.6% cases were in advanced stage either stage III or IV.

Conclusion:Colorectal cancer is more common in males than in females. Most commonly affected age group was 61-70 years. Most common histological type was well differentiated adenocarcinoma. 44.6% cases were diagnosed in advanced stage either stage III or IV.

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Published

2022-10-06

How to Cite

Magar, C. B. P., Bhatta, R. R., Pandey, G., Uprety, S., Dhungana, I., & Jha, N. (2022). An Overview of Colorectal Cancer in Tertiary care Cancer Center of Nepal. Nepalese Journal of Cancer, 6(2), 40–45. https://doi.org/10.3126/njc.v6i2.48766

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