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Partners and expert guarantors: MZ ČR, ČGS, SVL, SPL ČR, ČGPS, ČOS, VIZE
Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University
Project support: Roche, Ipsen, Orion Diagnostica, OnkoMaják


Cancer incidence continues to rise: 1 in 5 men, 1 in 6 women
5.12.2018 medscape.com, IBA FM MU | More information...

In 2018, an estimated 18.1 million new cases cancer will be diagnosed globally, and 9.6 million will die from the disease, according to the latest report from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) [1].

Epidemiology of colorectal cancer: international comparison
30.10.2018 IBA LF MU | More information...

Do you want to know how the Czech Republic is doing in terms of colorectal cancer epidemiology when compared with other countries worldwide and in Europe?

European colorectal cancer rates in young adults increasing by 6% per year
23.10.2018 United European Gastroenterology Press Release | More information...

Colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence rates across Europe in adults aged 20 to 39 years increased by 6% every year between 2008 and 2016, new research has shown [1].

Obesity linked to increased risk of early-onset colorectal cancer
11.10.2018 Washington University School of Medicine Press Release | More information...

Women who are overweight or obese have up to twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer before age 50 as women who have what is considered a normal body mass index (BMI), according to new research led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis [1].

Eating foods with low nutritional quality ratings linked to cancer risk in large European cohort
18.9.2018 PLOS Medicine Press Release | More information...
The consumption of foods with higher scores on the British Food Standards Agency nutrient profiling system (FSAm-NPS), reflecting a lower nutritional quality, is associated with an increased risk of developing cancer, according to a study published this week in PLOS Medicine. The study, conducted by Mélanie Deschasaux of the French National Institute for Health and Medical Research (INSERM U1153/Inra/Cnam/Paris 13 University-EREN), France and colleagues, in association with the WHO-IARC, suggests broad potential for the use of FSAm-NPS-based package labeling (e.g. Nutri-Score) to promote healthy food choices in European settings.