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I Colorectal Cancer data Base (CRC BaSe) finns omkring 77 000 individer som diagnosticerats med tjock- och ändtarmscancer, samt deras förstagradssläktingar ‒ föräldrar, syskon, barn. I databasen har varje patient sex kontroller, det vill säga slumpvalda personer som ska representera den allmänna befolkningen. Även släktingar till kontrollerna ingår. CRC BaSe har nationell täckning och gör det möjligt att utföra klinisk epidemiologisk forskning som kan leda till bättre vård och prognos för patienter med tjock- och ändtarmscancer.

Publikationer baserade på svenska kolorektalcancerregistret


Agger E, Jörgren F, Lydrup ML, Buchwald P. Circumferential resection margin is associated with distant metastasis after rectal cancer surgery; a nation-wide population-based study cohort.   Annals of Surgery 2023 Feb 1;277(2):e346-e352.

Arnarson Ö, Syk I, Butt ST. Who should operate patients presenting with emergent colon cancer? A comparison of short- and long-term outcome depending on surgical sub-specialization. World J Emerg Surg. 2023 Jan 9;18(1):3.

Arnarson Ö, Axmarker T, Syk I. Short- and long-term outcomes following bridge to surgery and emergency resection in acute malignant large bowel obstruction. Colorectal Dis. 2023 Apr;25(4):669-678.

Blind N, Gunnarsson U, Strigård K, Brännström F. The impact of a patient's social network on emergency surgery for colon cancer. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2023 Feb;49(2):440-444.

Jadid KD, Cao Y, Petersson J, Sjövall A, Angenete E, Matthiessen P. Long-term oncological outcomes for minimally invasive surgery versus open surgery for colon cancer - a population-based nationwide study with a non-inferiority design. Colorectal Dis. 2023 May;25(5):954-963.

Enblad M, Egerszegi PP, Birgisson H, Sjöblom T, Glimelius B, Folkesson J. Signet Ring Cell Colorectal and Appendiceal Cancer: A Small Signet Ring Cell Component Is Also Associated with Poor Outcome. Cancers (Basel). 2023 Apr 26;15(9):2497.

Imam I, Hammarström K, Glimelius B. Determinants of Pre-Surgical Treatment in Primary Rectal Cancer: A Population-Based Study. Cancers (Basel). 2023 Feb 10;15(4):1154.

Lundström S, Agger E, Lydrup ML, Jörgren F, Buchwald P. Adverse impact of tumor deposits in lymph node negative rectal cancer - a national cohort study. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2023 Mar 10;38(1):66

Petersson J, Matthiessen P, Jadid KD, Bock D, Angenete E. Short term results in a population based study indicate advantage for laparoscopic colon. cancer surgery versus open. Sci Rep. 2023 Mar 16;13(1):4335.

Rutegård M, Häggström J, Back E, Holmgren K, Wixner J, Rutegård J,

Matthiessen P, Sjöström O. Defunctioning loop ileostomy in anterior resection for rectal cancer and subsequent renal failure: nationwide population-based study.

BJS Open. 2023 May 5;7(3):zrad010.

Sandén G, Svensson J, Ljuslinder I, Rutegård M. Defunctioning stoma before neoadjuvant treatment or resection of endoscopically

obstructing rectal cancer. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2023 Jan 26;38(1):24.

Sjövall A, Lagergren P, Johar A, Buchli C. Quality of life and patient reported symptoms after colorectal cancer in a Swedish population. Colorectal Dis. 2023 Feb;25(2):191-201.

Stjärngrim J, Widman L, Schmidt PT, Ekbom A, Forsberg A. Post-endoscopy colorectal cancer after colectomy in inflammatory bowel disease patients: apopulation-based register study. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2023 Mar 1;35(3):288-293.

Vernmark K, Knutsen A, Loftås P, Sun XF. The impact of adjuvant chemotherapy on survival in mucinous and non-mucinous rectal adenocarcinoma patients after TME surgery. PLoS One. 2023 Feb 27;18(2):e0282211.

Wetterholm E, Rosén R, Rahman M, Rönnow CF. CT is unreliable in locoregional staging of early colon cancer: A nationwide registry-based study. Scand J Surg. 2023 Mar;112(1):33-40.

Colorectal Cancer Database - CRCBaSe 2023

Ljunggren M, Weibull CE, Rosander E, Palmer G, Glimelius B, Martling A, Nordenvall C. Hospital factors and metastatic surgery in colorectal cancer patients, a population-based cohort study. BMC Cancer. 2022 Aug 19;22(1):907.

Ljunggren M, Weibull CE, Palmer G, Osterlund E, Glimelius B, Martling A, Nordenvall C. Sex differences in metastatic surgery following diagnosis of synchronous metastatic colorectal cancer. Int J Cancer. 2023 Feb 1;152(3):363-373.

Lundqvist E, Myrberg IH, Boman SE, Saraste D, Weibull CE, Landerholm K, Haapaniemi S, Martling A, Myrelid P, Nordenvall C. Autoimmune and Metabolic Diseases and the Risk of Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer, a Nationwide Nested Case-Control Study. Cancers (Basel). 2023 Jan 22;15(3):688.

Rutegård M, Moshtaghi-Svensson J, Weibull CE, Ottander U, Nordenvall C, Sund M. Exposure to oestrogen and risk of anastomotic leakage after colorectal cancer surgery - A clue to the different leak rates in men and women. Colorectal Dis. 2023 Jan; 25: 9–15.

Shahrivar M, Weibull CE, Ekström Smedby K, Glimelius B, Syk I, Matthiessen P, Nordenvall C, Martling A. Low-dose aspirin use and colorectal cancer survival in 32,195 patients-A national cohort study. Cancer Med. 2023 Jan;12(1):315-324.

Weibull CE, Boman SE, Glimelius B, Syk I, Matthiessen P, Smedby KE, Nordenvall C, Martling A. CRCBaSe: a Swedish register-based resource for colorectal adenocarcinoma research. Acta Oncol. 2023 Apr 8:1-8.


Alvfeldt G, Aspelin P, Blomqvist L, Sellberg N. Radiology reporting in rectal cancer using MRI: adherence to national template for structured reporting. Acta Radiol. 2022 Dec;63(12):1603-1612. PMID: 34866405 

Arthursson V, Medic S, Syk I, Rönnow CF, Thorlacius H. Risk of recurrence after endoscopic resection of nonpedunculated T1 colorectal cancer. Endoscopy. 2022 Nov;54(11):1071-1077. PMID: 35508180 

Dahlbäck C, Korsbakke K, Alshibiby Bergman T, Zaki J, Zackrisson S, Buchwald P. Accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging staging of tumour and nodal stage in rectal cancer treated by primary surgery: a population-based study. Colorectal Dis. 2022 Sep;24(9):1047-1053. PMID: 4491607. 

Dehlaghi Jadid K, Cao Y, Petersson J, Angenete E, Matthiessen P. Long term oncological outcomes for laparoscopic versus open surgery for rectal cancer – A population-based nationwide noninferiority study. Colorectal Dis. 2022. Nov;24(11):1308-1317. PMID: 35656573 

Eklöv K, Nygren J, Bringman S, Löfgren J, Sjövall A, Nordenvall C, Everhov ÅH. Colon cancer treatment in Sweden during the COVID-19 pandemic: A nationwide register-based study. Colorectal Dis. 2022 Aug;24(8):925-932. PMID: 35362199 

Enblad M, Hammarström K, Folkesson J, Imam I, Golubovik M, Glimelius B. Mucinous rectal cancers: clinical features and prognosis in a population-based cohort. BJS Open. 2022 Mar 8;6(2):zrac039. PMID: 35470381 

Forsberg A, Westerberg M, Metcalfe C, Steele R, Blom J, Engstrand L, Fritzell K, Hellström M, Levin LÅ, Löwbeer C, Pischel A, Strömberg U, Törnberg S, Wengström Y, Ekbom A, Holmberg L, Hultcrantz R; SCREESCO investigators. Once-only colonoscopy or two rounds of faecal immunochemical testing 2 years apart for colorectal cancer screening (SCREESCO): preliminary report of a randomised controlled trial. Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2022 Jun;7(6):513-521. Erratum in: Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2022 Jun;7(6):508. PMID: 35298893. 

Ekestubbe L, Bass GA, Forssten MP, Sjölin G, Cao Y, Matthiessen P, Ahl Hulme R, Mohseni S. Pharmacological differences between beta-blockers and postoperative mortality following colon cancer surgery. Sci Rep. 2022 Mar 28;12(1):5279. PMID: 35347168. 

Eklöv K, Nygren J, Bringman S, Löfgren J, Sjövall A, Nordenvall C, Everhov ÅH. Trends in Treatment of Colorectal Cancer and Short-term Outcomes During the First Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Sweden. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 May 2;5(5):e2211065. PMID: 35532933 

Frühling,P, Urdzik, J, Isaksson, B Chemotherapy in patients with a solitary colorectal liver metastasis – A nationwide propensity score matched study. European Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 Oct;48(10):2188-2194 

Grahn O, Lundin M, Chapman SJ, Rutegård J, Matthiessen P, Rutegård M. Postoperative nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in relation to recurrence, survival and anastomotic leakage after surgery for colorectal cancer. Colorectal Dis. 2022 Aug;24(8):933-942. PMID: 35108455 

Hákonarson A, Algethami N, Lydrup ML, Buchwald P. Perineal wound healing after abdominoperineal resection for rectal cancer: a retrospective cohort study. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2022 May;37(5):1029- 1034. PMID: 35396618. 

Holmgren K, Jonsson P, Lundin C, Matthiessen P, Rutegård J, Sund M, Rutegård M. Preoperative biomarkers related to inflammation may identify high-risk anastomoses in colorectal cancer surgery: explorative study. BJS Open. 2022 May 2;6(3):zrac072. PMID: 35652588. 

Hulme RA, Forssten MP, Pourlotfi A, Cao Y, Bass GA, Matthiessen P, Mohseni S. The Association Between Revised Cardiac Risk Index and Postoperative Mortality Following Elective Colon Cancer Surgery: A Retrospective Nationwide Cohort Study. Scand J Surg. 2022 JanMar;111(1):14574969211037588. PMID: 34605315. 

H Jutesten, PL Buchwald, E Angenete, M Rutegård, ML Lydrup. High risk of low anterior resection syndrome in long-term follow-up after anastomotic leakage in anterior resection for rectal cancer. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum. 2022 Oct 1;65(10):1264-1273. PMID: 35482994. 

Kristensen HØ, Thyø A, Emmertsen KJ, Smart NJ, Pinkney T, Warwick AM, Pang D, Elfeki H, Shalaby M, Emile SH, Abdelkhalek M, Zuhdy M, Poskus T, Dulskas A, Horesh N, Furnée EJB, Verkuijl SJ, Rama NJ, Domingos H, Maciel J, Solis-Peña A, Espín-Basany E, Hidalgo-Pujol M, Biondo S, Sjövall A, Christensen P. Surviving rectal cancer at the cost of a colostomy: global survey of long-term health related quality of life in 10 countries. BJS Open. 2022 Nov 2;6(6):zrac085. PMID: 36546340. 

Krogsgaard M, Kristensen HØ, Furnée EJB, Verkuijl SJ, Rama NJ, Domingos H, Maciel J, Solis-Peña A, Espín-Basany E, Hidalgo-Pujol M, Biondo S, Sjövall A, Emmertsen KJ, Thyø A, Christensen P. Life with a stoma across five European countries-a cross-sectional study on long-term rectal cancer survivors. Support Care Cancer. 2022 Nov;30(11):8969-8979. PMID: 35930059. 

Lundqvist E, Kuchinskaya E, Landerholm K, Assarsson J, Benckert A, Myrelid P, Haapaniemi S. Hereditary evaluation and genetic counselling in young individuals with colorectal cancer in a population-based cohort. Surg Oncol. 2022 May;41:101741. PMID: 35325783. 

Lu SSM, Mohammed Z, Häggström C, Myte R, Lindquist E, Gylfe Å, Van Guelpen B, Harlid S. Antibiotics Use and Subsequent Risk of Colorectal Cancer: A Swedish Nationwide Population-Based Study. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2022 Jan 11;114(1):38-46. PMID: 34467395 

Mariusdottir E, Jörgren F, Mondlane A, Wikström J, Lydrup ML, Buchwald P. Low incidence of pelvic sepsis following Hartmann's procedure for rectal cancer: a retrospective multicentre study. BMC Surg. 2022 Dec 9;22(1):421. PMID: 36494661 

Munshi E, Dahlbäck C, Johansson S, Lydrup ML, Jutesten H, Buchwald P. Long-term Outcomes of Endoscopic Vacuum Therapy and Transanal Drainage forAnastomotic Leakage After Anterior Resection. In Vivo. 2022 Sep-Oct;36(5):2275-2278. PMID: 36099137 

Osterlund E, Glimelius B. Temporal development in survival, and gender and regional differences in the Swedish population of patients with synchronous and metachronous metastatic colorectal cancer. Acta Oncol. 2022 Oct;61(10):1278-1288. PMID: 36152023. 

Pourlotfi A, Ahl Hulme R, Forssten MP, Sjolin G, Bass GA, Cao Y, Matthiessen P, Mohseni S. Statin therapy and its association with long-term survival after colon cancer surgery. Surgery. 2022 Apr;171(4):890-896. PMID: 34507829. 

Pourlotfi A, Ahl Hulme R, Bass GA, Sjölin G, Cao Y, Matthiessen PL, Mohseni S. Statin Therapy Is Associated With Decreased 90-Day Postoperative MortalityAfter Colon Cancer Surgery. Dis Colon Rectum. 2022 Apr 1;65(4):559-565. PMID: 34784312. 

H. Ribbing Wilen, D. Saraste, J. Blom. Interval cancers in a population-based screening program for colorectal cancer with gender-specific cut-off levels for fecal immunochemical test. J Med Screen 2022;29(3):156-165. 

Rosander E, Holm T, Sjovall A, Hjern F, Weibull CE, Nordenvall C. The impact of hospital volume on survival in patients with locally advanced colonic cancer. BJS Open 2022;6(6). PMID: 36417311 

Rönnow CF, Arthursson V, Toth E, Krarup PM, Syk I, Thorlacius H. Lymphovascular Infiltration, Not Depth of Invasion, is the Critical Risk Factor of Metastases in Early Colorectal Cancer: Retrospective Population-based Cohort Study on Prospectively Collected Data, Including Validation. Ann Surg. 2022 Jan 1;275(1):e148-e154. PMID: 32187031 

Svensson Neufert R, Jörgren F, Buchwald P. Impact of rectal washout on recurrence and survival after anterior resection for rectal cancer. BJS Open. 2022 Nov 2;6(6):zrac150. PMID: 36458839 

Svensson Neufert R, Jörgren F, Buchwald P. Rectal washout during abdominoperineal resection for rectal cancer has no impact on the oncological outcome. Colorectal Dis. 2022 Mar;24(3):284-291. PMID: 34726339 

Waldenstedt S, Bock D, Haglind E, Sjöberg B, Angenete E. Intraoperative adverse events as a risk factor for local recurrence of rectal cancer after resection surgery. Colorectal Dis. 2022 Apr;24(4):449-460. PMID: 34967100 

Waldenstedt S, Haglind E, Angenete E. Symptoms and diagnosis of local recurrence after rectal cancer treatment. Acta Oncol. 2022 Sep;61(9):1043-1049. PMID: 35968829. 

Warps AK, Saraste D, Westerterp M, Detering R, Sjövall A, Martling A, Dekker JWT, Tollenaar RAEM, Matthiessen P, Tanis PJ; Dutch ColoRectal Audit and Swedish Colorectal Cancer Registry. National in implementation of minimally invasive surgery for colorectal cancer and the influence on shortterm outcomes. Surg Endosc. 2022 Aug;36(8):5986-6001. PMID: 35258664 

Wetterholm E, Rosén R, Rahman M, Rönnow CF. CT is unreliable in locoregional staging of early colon cancer: A nationwide registry-based study. Scand J Surg. 2022 Nov 15:14574969221132648. PMID: 36377769.

Axmarker T, Leffler M, Lepsenyi M, Thorlacius H, Syk I. Long-term survival after self-expanding metallic stent or stoma decompression as bridge to surgery in acute malignant large bowel obstruction. BJS Open. 2021 Mar 5;5(2):zrab018
Back E, Häggström J, Holmgren K, Haapamäki MM, Matthiessen P, Rutegård J, Rutegård M. Permanent stoma rates after anterior resection for rectal cancer: risk prediction scoring using preoperative variables. Br J Surg. 2021 Nov 11;108(11):1388–1395 R.R.
Bahadoer, E. Bastiaannet, Y.H.M. Claassen, A.C.R.K. BoS, E. van Eycken, J. Verbeeck, M.G. Guren, H. Kørner, Martling A, R. Johansson, C.J.H van de Velde, J.W. Dekker. One-year excess mortality and treatment in surgically treated patients with colorectal cancer: a EURECCA European comparison. Eur J Surg Oncol 2021 Jul;47(7):1651–1660
Bass GA, Forssten M, Pourlotfi A, Ahl Hulme R, Cao Y, Matthiessen P, Mohseni S. Cardiac risk stratification in emergency resection for colonic tumours. BJS Open. 2021 Jul 6;5(4):zrab057
Bernhoff R, Sjövall A, Granath F, Holm T, Martling A, Buchli C. Oncological outcomes after complete mesocolic excision in right-sided color cancer: a population-based study. Colorectal Disease 2021 June; 23(6):1404–1413
Boström P, Hultberg DK, Häggström J, Haapamäki MM, Matthiessen P, Rutegård J, Rutegård M. Oncological Impact of High Vascular Tie After Surgery for Rectal Cancer: A Nationwide Cohort Study. Ann Surg. 2021 Sep 1;274(3):e236–e244
Boström, P, Svensson, J, Brorsson, C. et al. Early postoperative pain as a marker of anastomotic leakage in colorectal cancer surgery. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2021 Sep;36(9):1955–1963
Båverud Olsson L, Buchli C, Villard C, Nilsson PJ. Differences in management and outcome for colon and rectal carcinoma with synchronous liver metastases: a population-based cohort study. Colorectal Dis. 2021 Apr;23(4):860–867
Eloranta S, Smedby KE, Dickman PW, Andersson TM. Cancer survival statistics for patients and healthcare professionals – a tutorial of real-world data analysis. J Intern Med. 2021 Jan;289(1):12–28.
Falk W, Gupta A, Forssten MP, Hjelmqvist H, Bass GA, Matthiessen P, Mohseni S. Epidural analgesia and mortality after colorectal cancer surgery: A retrospective cohort study. Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2021 May 19;66:102414
Gadan S, Brand JS, Rutegård M, Matthiessen P. Defunctioning stoma and short- and long-term outcomes after low anterior resection for rectal cancer – a nationwide register-based cohort study. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2021 Jul;36(7):1433–1442
Grahn O, Lundin M, Lydrup ML, Angenete E, Rutegård M. Postoperative non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and oncological outcomes of rectal cancer. BJS Open. 2021 Jan 8;5(1):zraa050.
Holmgren K, Häggström J, Haapamäki MM, Matthiessen P, Rutegård J, Rutegård M. Defunctioning stomas may reduce chances of a stoma-free outcome after anterior resection for rectal cancer. Colorectal Dis. 2021 Nov;23(11):2859–2869
Imam I, Hammarström K, Sjöblom T, Glimelius B. Neoadjuvant rectal (NAR) score: Value evaluating the efficacy of neoadjuvant therapy and prognostic significance after surgery? Radiother Oncol. 2021 Apr;157:70–77
Karlsson N, Zackrisson S, Buchwald P. Computed Tomography Verified Prevalence of Incisional Hernia 1 Year Postoperatively after Colorectal Cancer Resection. Scand J Surg. 2021 Sep;110(3):373–379 
Li M, Cao Y, Olsson L. A population-based study on time trends of hemoglobin in primary care comparing prediagnostic colorectal cancer patients vs age- and sex-matched controls. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2021 Mar;56(3):266–273
Lillo-Felipe M, Ahl Hulme R, Sjolin G, Cao Y, Bass GA, Matthiessen P, Mohseni S. Hospital academic status is associated with failure-to-rescue after colorectal cancer surgery. Surgery. 2021 Sep;170(3):863–869
Lillo-Felipe M, Ahl Hulme R, Forssten MP, Bass GA, Cao Y, Matthiessen P, Mohseni S. Center-Level Procedure Volume Does Not Predict Failure-to-Rescue After Severe Complications of Oncologic Colon and Rectal Surgery. World J Surg. 2021 Dec;45(12):3695–3706
Maghami S, Cao Y, Ahl R, Detlofsson E, Matthiessen P, Sarani B, Mohseni S. Beta-blocker Therapy is Associated with Decreased 1-year Mortality After Emergency Laparotomy in Geriatric Patients. Scand J Surg. 2021 Mar;110(1):37–43
Osterman E, Hammarström K, Imam I, Osterlund E, Sjöblom T, Glimelius B. Completeness and accuracy of the registration of recurrences in the Swedish Colorectal Cancer Registry (SCRCR) and an update of recurrence risk in colon cancer. Acta Oncol. 2021 Jul;60(7):842–849
Osterman E, Ekström J, Sjöblom T, Kørner H, Myklebust TÅ, Guren MG, Glimelius B. Accurate population-based model for individual prediction of colon cancer recurrence. Acta Oncol. 2021 Oct;60(10):1241–1249
Pourlotfi A, Ahl R, Sjolin G, Forssten MP, Bass GA, Cao Y, Matthiessen P, Mohseni S. Statin therapy and postoperative short-term mortality after rectal cancer surgery. Colorectal Dis. 2021 Apr;23(4):875–881
Pourlotfi A, Bass GA, Ahl Hulme R, Forssten MP, Sjolin G, Cao Y, Matthiessen P, Mohseni S. Statin Use and Long-Term Mortality after Rectal Cancer Surgery. Cancers (Basel). 2021 Aug 25;13(17):4288
H Ribbing Wilén, D Saraste, J Blom Gender-specific cut-off levels in colorectal cancer screening with fecal immunochemical test: A population-based study of colonoscopy findings and costs Journal of Medical Screening 2021;28(4):439-447
Rosander E, Holm T, Sjövall A, Hjern F, Weibull CE, Nordenvall C. Preoperative multidisciplinary team assessment is associated with improved survival in patients with locally advanced colon cancer; a nationwide cohort study in 3157 patients. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2021 Sep;47(9):2398–2404
Rydbeck D, Asplund D, Bock D, et al. Younger age at onset of colorectal cancer is associated with increased patient's delay. Eur J Cancer 2021; 154:269–276
Sandberg S, Asplund D, Bock D, et al. Predicting life with a permanent end colostomy: A prospective study on function, bother and acceptance. Colorectal Dis 2021; 23(10):2681–2689
Scherman P, Syk I, Holmberg E, Naredi P, Rizell M. Impact of patient, primary tumor and metastatic pattern including tumor location on survival in patients undergoing ablation or resection for colorectal liver metastases: A population-based national cohort study. Eur J Surg Oncol 2021 47(2);375–383
Teurneau-Hermansson K, Svensson Neufert R, Buchwald P, Jörgren F. Rectal washout does not increase the complication risk after anterior resection for rectal cancer. World J Surg Oncol. 2021 Mar 19;19(1):82
Wikner F, Matthiessen P, Sörelius K, Legrell P, Rutegård M. Discrepancy between surgeon and radiological assessment of ligation level of the inferior mesenteric artery in patients operated for rectal cancer – impacting registry-based research and surgical practice. World J Surg Oncol. 2021 Apr 13;19(1):115


Agger EA, Jörgren FH, Lydrup ML, Buchwald, PL. Risk of local recurrence of rectal cancer and circumferential resection margin: population-based cohort study. British Journal of Surgery. 2020 (107);580−585. Ahl R, Matthiessen P, Fang X, Cao Y, Sjolin G, Lindgren R, Ljungqvist O, Mohseni S. β-Blockade in Rectal Cancer Surgery: A Simple Measure of Improving Outcomes. Ann Surg. 2020 Jan;271(1):140−146. 

Ahl R, Matthiessen P, Sjölin G, Cao Y, Wallin G, Ljungqvist O, Mohseni S Effects of beta-blocker therapy on mortality after elective colon cancer surgery: Swedish nationwide cohort study. BMJ Open. 2020 Jul 7;10(7):e 036164. 

Alvfeldt, G, Aspelin P, Blomqvist L, Sellberg N. Rectal cancer staging using MRI: adherence in reporting to evidence-based practice. Acta radiologica. 2020 (11);1463−1472. 

Detering R, Saraste D, de Neree tot Babberich M, Dekker J.W.T, Wouters W.J.M. M, van Geloven A.W. N, Bemelman W. A, Tanis P. J, Martling A, Westerterp M, on behalf of the Swedish ColoRectal Cancer Registry and the Dutch ColoRectal Audit. International evaluation of circumferential resection margins after rectal cancer resection; insights from the Swedish and Dutch audits. Colorectal Dis. 2020 Apr, 22(4):416−429. 

Forsberg A, Widman L, Bottai M, Ekbom A, Hultcrantz R. Post-colonoscopy Colorectal Cancer in Sweden 2003-2012: Survival, Tumor Characteristics, and Risk Factors. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 Nov;18(12):2724−2733.e3. 

Gehrman J, Angenete E, Björholt I, Lesén E, Haglind E. Cost-effectiveness analysis of laparoscopic and open surgery in routine Swedish care for colorectal cancer. Surg Endosc. 2020 Oct;34(10):4403−4412.

Glimelius B, Osterman E. Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Elderly Colorectal Cancer Patients. Cancers (Basel). 2020 (12);2289. Hammarstrom K, Imam I, Mezheyeuski A, Ekstrom J, Sjoblom T, Glimelius B. A Comprehensive Evaluation of Associations Between Routinely Collected Staging Information and The Response to (Chemo)Radiotherapy in Rectal Cancer. Cancers (Basel). 2020 (13);16. 

Jörgren F, Lydrup ML, Buchwald P. Impact of rectal perforation on recurrence during rectal cancer surgery in a national population registry. British Journal of Surgery. 2020 (107);1818−1825. 

Karlsson, L., D. Bock, D. Asplund, B. Ohlsson, J. Rosenberg and E. Angenete. Urinary dysfunction in patients with rectal cancer: a prospective cohort study. Colorectal Dis 2020 22(1): 18−28. 

Daniel Kverneng Hultberg, Johan Svensson, Henrik Jutesten, Jörgen Rutegård, Peter Matthiessen, Marie-Louise Lydrup, Martin Rutegård. The impact of anastomotic leakage on long-term function after anterior resection for rectal Cancer. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2020: 63 (5), 619−628 

Osterman E, Mezheyeuski A, Sjoblom T, Glimelius B. Beyond the NCCN Risk Factors in Colon Cancer: An Evaluation in a Swedish Population-Based Cohort. Ann Surg Oncol. 2020 (27);1036−45. 

Osterman E, Hammarstrom K, Imam I, Österlund E, Sjöblom T, Glimelius B. Recurrence Risk After Radical Colorectal Cancer Surgery–Less Than Before, But How High Is It? Cancers. 2020 (12);3308. 

Pesola F, Eloranta S, Martling A, Saraste D, Ekström-Smedby K. Family history of colorectal cancer and survival: A Swedish population-based study. J J Intern Med. 2020 June; 287(6):723-733. 

Petersson J, Bock D, Martling A, Ekström-Smedby K, Angenete E, Saraste D. Increasing incidence of colorectal cancer among the younger population in Sweden. BJS Open 2020 Aug; 4(4):645−658. 

Pourlotfi A, Ahl R, Sjolin G, Forssten MP, Bass GA, Cao Y, Matthiessen P, Mohseni S. Statin therapy and postoperative short-term mortality after rectal cancer surgery. Colorectal Dis. 2020 Dec 11. doi: 10.1111/codi.15481 

Rönnow CF, Arthursson V, Toth E, Krarup PM, Syk I, Thorlacius H. Lymphovascular infiltration, not depth of invasion, is the critical risk factor of metastases in early colorectal cancer. Annals of Surgery. 2020; Mar 13. Online ahead of print. 

Sandberg, S., D. Asplund, T. Bisgaard, D. Bock, E. Gonzalez, L. Karlsson, P. Matthiessen, B. Ohlsson, J. Park, J. Rosenberg, S. Skullman, M. Sorensson and E. Angenete. Low anterior resection syndrome in a Scandinavian population of patients with rectal cancer: a longitudinal follow-up within the QoLiRECT study. Colorectal Dis 2020 22(10): 1367-1378. 

Saraste D, Järås J, Martling A. Population-based analysis of outcomes with early-age colorectal cancer. Br J Surg. 2020 Feb;107(3):301-309.

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Sjövall A, Söderqvist L, Martling A, Buchli C. Improvement of colorectal cancer patient experience with a regional cancer plan in Sweden. Colorectal Dis 2020 Aug1;22(12):1965-73. 

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