Benign neoplasm: Colon


colonic neoplasm: A benign or malignant neoplasm that affects the colon. Representative examples of benign neoplasms include lipoma and leiomyoma. Representative examples of malignant neoplasms include carcinoma, lymphoma, and sarcoma. Colonic adenomas always exhibit epithelial dysplasia and are considered premalignant neoplasms.

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data

321302 individuals

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Apply sex-specific rule None


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Check conditions None


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Filter registries None


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Check pre-conditions, main-only, mode, ICD version None


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Check minimum number of events None


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Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 3
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2

Similar endpoints

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 11882 5818 6064
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 3.85 3.35 4.49
Mean age at first event (years) 64.04 62.55 65.47


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.03 2.29 [1.91, 2.74] 2.9e-19 1297
15 years 0.01 1.18 [0.97, 1.43] 1.0e-1 574
5 years 0.00 2.73 [2.32, 3.23] 1.3e-32 479
1 year 0.00 4.63 [3.74, 5.74] 4.0e-45 160

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: CD2_BENIGN_COLON – Benign neoplasm: Colon
GWS hits: 6

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Benign neoplasm: Colon
after Benign neoplasm: Colon

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Benign neoplasm: Colon