René Lambert

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In Europe, colorectal cancer is the most common newly diagnosed cancer and the second most common cause of cancer deaths, accounting for approximately 436,000 incident cases and 212,000 deaths in 2008. The potential of high-quality screening to improve control of the disease has been recognized by the Council of the European Union who issued a(More)
Multidisciplinary, evidence-based European Guidelines for quality assurance in colorectal cancer screening and diagnosis have recently been developed by experts in a pan-European project coordinated by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. The full guideline document includes a chapter on pathology with pan-European recommendations which take(More)
The World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) established World Digestive Health Day (WDHD) in 2004. Although still celebrated on May 29th each year, the date on which WGO was incorporated in 1958, WDHD has become a year long, global, public health, advocacy and awareness campaign. WDHD annually focuses on a specific digestive or liver disorder with the(More)
Acute diarrhea is a major public health problem in both resource-limited countries and developed countries of the world. In the former acute diarrhea is the second highest cause of death (after pneumonia) in children under five, and it is likely that repeated enteric infections may be responsible for both growth and mental retardation in a sizeable number(More)
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