Colorectal cancer.

Fabole Falcini, Maurizio Ponz de Leon

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Temporal trend analysis for incident cases (n = 60,837) and deaths (n = 28,936) for colorectal cancer in the pool of the Italian Network of Cancer Registries (pool AIRT) in the period 1986-1997, shows a statistically significant increase of incidence rates in both males (mean annual increase of + 1.7%) and females (+ 0. 6%). Mortality rates showed a statistically significant decrease, in both sexes, of -0.7%/year among males and -0.9% among females.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-47
Number of pages5
JournalEpidemiologia e prevenzione
Issue number2 Suppl
Publication statusPublished - 2004


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Falcini, F., & Ponz de Leon, M. (2004). Colorectal cancer. Epidemiologia e prevenzione, 28(2 Suppl), 43-47.