Colorectal Carcinoma: A General Overview and Future Perspectives in Colorectal Cancer

  title={Colorectal Carcinoma: A General Overview and Future Perspectives in Colorectal Cancer},
  author={In{\'e}s M{\'a}rmol and Cristina S{\'a}nchez-de-Diego and Alberto Pradilla Dieste and Elena Cerrada and Mar{\'i}a Jes{\'u}s Rodriguez Yoldi},
  booktitle={International journal of molecular sciences},
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer and the fourth most common cause of cancer-related death. Most cases of CRC are detected in Western countries, with its incidence increasing year by year. The probability of suffering from colorectal cancer is about 4%-5% and the risk for developing CRC is associated with personal features or habits such as age, chronic disease history and lifestyle. In this context, the gut microbiota has a relevant role, and dysbiosis situations can… CONTINUE READING
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