Table 2

Three year observed survival (3 y surv) and distribution of cases by Dukes' stage and stage determinants, according to registry. EUROCARE high resolution study on colorectal cancer

% Distribution of
Dukes' stage2-150Stage determinants
Registry (No of cases)3 y surv (%)A+BCDna12 or more nodes examined2-152Liver imaging performed
Varese (445)4950172762180
Modena (306)59482417111186
Calvados (262)53452024112377
Somme (228)5043192117463
Côte d'Or (237)5057251442082
Rotterdam (202)485820156259
Eindhoven (256)555519215559
Granada (173)46412319173149
Mersey (207)44402323141557
Thames (176)38422423111045
Cracow (228)25211821391044
All registries (2720)48462121131467
% 3 y survival4873451126
Highest2-151 5985552554
Lowest2-151 25562868
RR of death (lowest vhighest)2.63.62.12.04.1
  • 2-150 A+B, confined to the bowel wall; C, lymph nodes involved; D, distant metastasis; na, not available.

  • 2-152 On “resected” patients

  • 2-151 Highest and lowest survival by registry.