1 Rectal Cancer Epidemiology

@inproceedings{Abreu20171RC,
  title={1 Rectal Cancer Epidemiology},
  author={Miguel Henriques Abreu and Eduarda Syhara Rocha Matos and Fernando Castro Poças and Rosa Maria de Rocha and Jorge Pinto},
  year={2017}
}
Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in men and the third most common one in women worldwide (Parkin, 2004; Parkin et al., 2005), accounting for approximately 436,000 incident cases and 212,000 deaths in 2008 (Quirke et al., 2011). This cancer has an important economic impact, estimating that in the initial, continuing and last year of life phases of care a total of more than $7 billion were spent (Yabroff et al., 2008). Randomized trials have shown that systematic screening of a… CONTINUE READING

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