Colorectal cancer screening: a global overview of existing programmes.

  title={Colorectal cancer screening: a global overview of existing programmes.},
  author={Eline H Schreuders and A Ruco and Linda Rabeneck and Robert E. Schoen and Joseph J. Y. Sung and Graeme P. Young and Ernst J Kuipers},
  volume={64 10},
Colorectal cancer (CRC) ranks third among the most commonly diagnosed cancers worldwide, with wide geographical variation in incidence and mortality across the world. Despite proof that screening can decrease CRC incidence and mortality, CRC screening is only offered to a small proportion of the target population worldwide. Throughout the world there are widespread differences in CRC screening implementation status and strategy. Differences can be attributed to geographical variation in CRC… CONTINUE READING