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Colorectal cancer is among the most common type of cancers worldwide. According to the GLOBOCAN 2008 database, which is published by the International Agency for Research on Cancer to estimate the worldwide incidence and mortality of 27 cancers from 182 countries, colorectal cancer (1.23 million, 9.7% of the total) is the third most commonly diagnosed cancers worldwide following lung (1.61 million, 12.7%) and breast (1.38 million, 10.9%) cancers (1). Although incidence and mortality of colorectal cancers have been decreasing since 1985, the worldwide incidence is still up to 20.4 for men and 14.7 for women with a mortality rate of 9.7 and 7.0 per 100,000 persons per year. In the less developed regions, the incidence of colorectal cancers for men and women is 12.1 and 9.4 per 100,000 persons per year. However, in the developed regions, this incidence for men and women increases to 37.7 and 24.3 per 100,000 persons per year (1,2). Colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of death from any cancer in men in the European Union following the lung cancer (3). … Read More