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About Colorectal Cancer
CRC is the second most common cancer worldwide, after breast cancer.6 Overall mortality caused by CRC varies according to local screening practices, and the stage at which the disease is diagnosed.7 Approximately 608,000 people worldwide die from the disease each year, accounting for 8% of all cancer deaths, making it the fourth most common cause of death from cancer.8
1. Tejpar S, et al. ESMO 2012 Congress; ESMO ID 1382P.
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