How Frequent is Colorectal Cancer?

  • Jack Donald Hardcastle
Part of the Europe Against Cancer European Commission Series for General Practitioners book series (EC SER.PRACTIT.)


Cancers of the colon and rectum are among the most frequent causes of illness and death in Europe and in the world. There are every year in the EEC countries, about 130,000 newly diagnosed cases and about 90,000 deaths from colorectal cancer.



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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jack Donald Hardcastle
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  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity Hospital Queen’s Medical CentreNottinghamUK

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