The dimensions of the CRC problem.

  title={The dimensions of the CRC problem.},
  author={L. von Karsa and T A Lignini and Julietta Patnick and Rachel Lambert and Catherine Sauvaget},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical gastroenterology},
  volume={24 4},
Colorectal cancer is a significant health problem, the importance of which will increase substantially in the coming years, both in more, as well as in less developed regions of the world. The present paper describes the dimensions of the problem from an epidemiologic viewpoint as well as from the perspective of policy makers and professionals seeking to control the disease. Currently, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer and the fourth most common cause of cancer deaths worldwide… CONTINUE READING