Some patients with colorectal cancer may have been missed by Northern Ireland registryBMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7206.385a (Published 07 August 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:385
- Harry Comber, director (Cancereg@indigo.ie)
- National Cancer Registry (Ireland), Cork, Ireland
EDITOR—The number of new patients with colorectal cancer (3217 over a five year period) given by Kee et al1 would give a crude incidence of colorectal cancer in Northern Ireland of 39.5 per 100 000 people. As their study included only patients having surgery, however, correction needs to be made …
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