About 75% of colorectal cancers are diagnosed as early stage, in which radical surgery is achievable. In the last decade, in Italy, the overall incidence of colorectal cancer has remained stable, while mortality gradually decreased, which is attributable to early diagnosis and improved medical, surgical and locoregional treatments. The Italian Medical Oncology Association formulated guidelines to manage early-stage colon cancer, including screening, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up, which we herein present.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)1-13
Numero di pagine13
RivistaESMO Open
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2020


  • Colonic Neoplasms
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Italy
  • Medical Oncology
  • Neoplasm Staging
  • early colon cancer
  • italian guidelines
  • oncology


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