The potential for prevention of colorectal cancer in the UK.

@article{Parkin2009ThePF,
  title={The potential for prevention of colorectal cancer in the UK.},
  author={Donald Maxwell Parkin and A D Olsen and Peter David Sasieni},
  journal={European journal of cancer prevention : the official journal of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={179-90}
}
On the basis of recent trends (up to 2004), future projections of the incidence of colorectal cancer in the UK in the next 24 years are for a continuing decline in rates (age-standardized rates predicted to be about 9% lower). The potential for modification of the predicted burden through the implementation of five preventive interventions, for which national policies or targets have been promulgated, is examined. We estimate that 31.5% of cancers in men and 18.4% in women could be prevented if… CONTINUE READING

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