Table 1.

Patient and tumor characteristics

n (%)
Total138
Sex
    Female71 (51)
    Male67 (49)
Tumor location
    Right62 (45)
    Transverse9 (7)
    Left13 (9)
    Sigmoid37 (27)
    Rectosigmoid17 (12)
Tumor grade
    Well differentiated7 (5)
    Moderately differentiated110 (80)
    Poorly differentiated20 (15)
Stage
    I6 (4)
    II52 (38)
    III43 (31)
    IV37 (27)
Chemotherapy use
    None recorded52 (38)
    Adjuvant56 (41)*
    Metastatic33 (24)*
    Unknown9 (7)
  • * Twelve patients had chemotherapy in both the adjuvant and metastatic setting.