Gender differences in colorectal cancer: implications for age at initiation of screening

@article{Brenner2007GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in colorectal cancer: implications for age at initiation of screening},
  author={H. Brenner and Michael Hoffmeister and Volker Arndt and Ulrike Haug},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2007},
  volume={96},
  pages={828 - 831}
}
There is some variation regarding age at initiation of screening for colorectal cancer (CRC) between countries, but the same age of initiation is generally recommended for women and men within countries, despite important gender differences in the epidemiology of CRC. We have explored whether, and to what extent, these differences would be relevant regarding age at initiation of CRC screening. Using population-based cancer registry data from the US and national mortality statistics from… CONTINUE READING

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