Key clinical point: Young colorectal cancer patients have inferior survival rates compared with their older counterparts.
Major finding: The 3-year overall survival rate was 42% in patients aged 10-25 years and 90% in patients older than 25 years (P less than .0001). The 3-year relapse-free survival rates were 32% and 78%, respectively (P less than .0001).
Study details: A retrospective review of 94 patients aged 10-25 years and 765 patients older than 25 years of age.
Disclosures: The authors reported having no disclosures.
Hayes-Jordan A et al. J Am Coll Surg. 2020 Feb 21. doi: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2019.12.043.