Colorectal cancer in Denmark 1943-1997.

  title={Colorectal cancer in Denmark 1943-1997.},
  author={Lau Casper Thygesen and Morten Nergaard Gr\onbaek and Christoffer Johansen},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  volume={47 7},
PURPOSE This article reports the incidence rates of colon and rectal cancer in Denmark during 55 years of data registration and estimates the number of cases identified attributable to four modifiable risk factors and potentially preventable. METHODS On the basis of reports in the nationwide, population-based, Danish Cancer Registry, we calculated age-standardized, period-specific, incidence rates and age and birth cohort-specific incidence rates. To calculate the population attributable risk… CONTINUE READING

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