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This is a non-core endpoint: only basic statistics are computed.

See its core counterpart C3_COLORECTAL_EXALLC for full statistics.

Colorectal cancer


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

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data

429209 individuals

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Apply sex-specific rule None


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Check conditions None


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Check pre-conditions, main-only, mode, registry filters None

0 out of 7 registries used, show all original rules.


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Check minimum number of events None


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Remove individuals based on genotype QC


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Control definitions

Controls for this endpoint are individuals that are not cases.

Extra metadata

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

Similar endpoints

List of similar endpoints to Colorectal cancer based on the number of shared cases.

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Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 6847 2798 4049
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 1.66 1.22 2.23
Mean age at first event (years) 66.67 64.33 68.29


Not a core endpoint, no data to show.

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence

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Index endpoint: C3_COLORECTAL – Colorectal cancer
GWS hits:

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Colorectal cancer
after Colorectal cancer

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Colorectal cancer