Recent trends in colorectal cancer mortality in Europe.

  title={Recent trends in colorectal cancer mortality in Europe.},
  author={Cristina Bosetti and Fabio Levi and Valentina Rosato and Paola Bertuccio and Franca Lucchini and Eva Negri and Carlo La La Vecchia},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  volume={129 1},
Colorectal cancer mortality has been declining over the last two decades in Europe, particularly in women, the trends being, however, different across countries and age groups. We updated to 2007 colorectal cancer mortality trends in Europe using data from the World Health Organization (WHO). Rates were analyzed for the overall population and separately in young, middle-age and elderly populations. In the European Union (EU), between 1997 and 2007 mortality from colorectal cancer declined by… CONTINUE READING

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