Primary prevention of colorectal cancer. The WHO Collaborating Centre for the Prevention of Colorectal Cancer.

@article{Shike1990PrimaryPO,
  title={Primary prevention of colorectal cancer. The WHO Collaborating Centre for the Prevention of Colorectal Cancer.},
  author={Moshe Shike and Sidney J. Winawer and Peter Greenwald and Alexander Bloch and Michael J. Hill and Satya Swaroop},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={1990},
  volume={68 3},
  pages={377-85}
}
Colorectal cancer is the third most common malignant neoplasm worldwide. Epidemiological and laboratory animal studies have established a link between various nutritional factors and the etiology of this cancer. Recent studies in genetic epidemiology and molecular biology have shown that inherited genetic factors also play an important role in colorectal carcinogenesis. Thus, genetic-nutritional interactions may form the basis for the development of this cancer. Nutritional factors that appear… CONTINUE READING