Colorectal Cancer : Exploring Awareness in Lebanon

  title={Colorectal Cancer : Exploring Awareness in Lebanon},
  author={Hana A. Nemer and Ale J. Hejase and Hussin Hejase},
Background: In 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) has identified Colorectal Cancer (CRC) as the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths (694,000 deaths) after lung (1.59 million deaths), liver (745,000 deaths) and stomach (723,000 deaths) cancers. Thus, CRC awareness is needed in order to promote CRC screening which is widely recommended but remains underused, especially among poor populations. Objective: The study assessed the current understanding of CRC among the Lebanese… 

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