Malignant neoplasm of rectum

rectum cancer: A primary or metastatic malignant neoplasm that affects the rectum. Representative examples include carcinoma, lymphoma, and sarcoma.

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data
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Filter registries Death, Cancer

Cause of death: ICD-10 C20
Cause of death: ICD-9 154
Cause of death: ICD-8 1541
Cause of death: excluded ICD-9 1540|154[2-3]
Cancer registry: Topography ICD-O-3 C20

Check pre-conditions None

Include endpoints None

Check conditions None

Apply sex-specific rule None

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Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 3
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF4

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 1609 615 994
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.62 0.42 0.88
Mean age at first event (years) 66.48 65.33 67.19


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 - - - -
15 years - - - -
5 years - - - -
1 year - - - -


Index endpoint: C3_RECTUM – Malignant neoplasm of rectum
GWS hits: 1

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Malignant neoplasm of rectum
after Malignant neoplasm of rectum

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Malignant neoplasm of rectum