Commentary - Journal of Gastroenterology and Digestive Diseases (2022) Volume 7, Issue 4
Standardized method for measuring gastric emptying (GE) by scintigraphy.
The prevalence of the disease varies greatly around the globe and is intimately tied to aspects of a so-called "western lifestyle". Incidence is higher in men than in women, and it rises sharply with age; in developed countries, the median age of diagnosis is around 70 years. Despite its strong genetic components, most cases of colorectal cancer are sporadic, developing slowly over several years along the adenoma-carcinoma cycle. Surgery, neoadjuvant radiation, and adjuvant chemotherapy are the mainstays of treatment.Author(s): Irwin Kiadaliri