We provide professional support in Rectum cancer.
The part of the large intestine opening to the anal canal (anal
canal) is called the rectum, and cancers originating from this part are called
rectum cancer. The rectum organ is the last part of the large intestine
and is located in front of the coccyx bone called the sacrum.
Upper rectum: more than 10 cm from the breech entrance
Middle rectum: 6-10 from the breech entrance. Between cm.
Lower rectum: 4-5 from the breech entrance. between cm. Although
lower rectum cancers are often referred to as rectal cancer among the public,
their characteristics and treatments are different from rectal cancers.
Although lower rectum cancers are often referred to as rectal cancer among the
public, their characteristics and treatments are different from rectal cancers.
1.2 million new cases of rectal cancer are determined annually in
the world and 140.00 in Europe annually.
The lifetime risk of developing rectal cancer is 5-6%.
Colon cancers and rectal cancers (colorectal cancers) make up 10% of all
Rectal cancer constitutes 20% of colon cancers and it is known that 10% is
located in the recto-sigmoid region. Thus, cancers of the rectum make up
1/3 of colon cancers.
Rectal cancer is 1.4 times more common in men than in women, and right colon
cancer is more common in women.
The frequency of rectal cancer starts to increase after the age of 35, it
increases significantly after the age of 50 and is most common after the age of
70. However, 90% of the patients are over the age of 50.
Only 0.1% of rectal cancer cases are under the age of 20 and 1% are between the
ages of 20-34.