Introduction: Colorectal cancer still causes high morbidity and death rates worldwide. This study aims to determine the histopathology of colorectal cancer at Cut Meutia Hospital, North Aceh Regency in 2017-2020.
Methods: This research is descriptive with a cross-sectional approach. The total sample of 64 CRC patients was taken by total sampling that met the inclusion and exclusion criteria.
Results: Univariate data analysis showed that the most histopathological type of research was found in Adenocarcinoma, amounting to 55 people (88.7%). The anatomical location of cancer was found mostly in the rectum, amounting to 26 people (41.9%). Description of the characteristics according to age and gender was mostly at the age of 45-54 years, amounting to 21 people (33.9%) and male gender which amounted to 36 people (58.1%).
Conclusion: The study showed the distribution of age in CRC patients at Cut Meutia Hospital, North Aceh Regency in 2017-2020, the most were at the age of 45-54 years. The description of characteristics according to gender in CRC patients, most of them were male. This study showed the anatomical location of cancer in CRC patients was more commonly found in the rectum. The histopathology type of CRC was mostly found in Adenocarcinoma.