Cancer trends - Cancers of the colon and rectum

Publication date: 
May, 2011
Related staff: 
Dr Sandra Deady (former staff)
Dr Harry Comber (former staff)

This report provides an overview of cancers of the colon and rectum in Ireland between 2005 and 2009. An annual average of 1,445 colon cancers (45% in females and 55% in males), 166 rectosigmoid cancers (38% in females and 62% in males) and 606 rectal cancers (34% in females and 66% in males) was registered.

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