Colorectal cancer screening: World Gastroenterology Organisation/International Digestive Cancer Alliance Practice Guidelines

  • S Winawer
  • M Classen
  • R Lambert
  • M Fried
  • P Dite
  • K L Goh
  • F Guarner
  • D Lieberman
  • R Eliakim
  • B Levin
  • R Saenz
  • A G Khan
  • I Khalif
  • A Lanas
  • G Lindberg
  • M J O’Brien
  • G Young
  • J Krabshuis


Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a worldwide problem, with an annual incidence of approximately 1 million cases and an annual mortality of more than 500,000. The absolute number of cases will increase over the next two decades as a result of the aging and expansion of populations in both the developed and developing countries.

South African Gastroenterology Review Vol. 6 (1) 2008: pp. 13-20

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