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Epidemiology of Colorectal Cancer

Chapter

Abstract

This chapter will focus on the epidemiology of colorectal cancer, its incidence and mortality rates, and the factors that influence them. Moreover, the trends in colorectal cancer occurrence, particularly differences between the more and less developed regions, will be analyzed.

Keywords

Colorectal cancer Epidemiology 

Notes

Acknowledgments

Supported by the grant from the Medical University of Lodz, Poland (#503/1-156-04/503-11-001).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of MedicineMedical University of LodzLodzPoland

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