Journal article

The global, regional, and national burden of colorectal cancer and its attributable risk factors in 195 countries and territories, 1990-2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017

Saeid Safiri, Sadaf G Sepanlou, Kevin S Ikuta, Catherine Bisignano, Hamideh Salimzadeh, Alireza Delavari, Reza Ansari, Gholamreza Roshandel, Shahin Merat, Christina Fitzmaurice, Lisa M Force, Molly R Nixon, Hedayat Abbastabar, Kedir Hussein Abegaz, Mohsen Afarideh, Ayat Ahmadi, Muktar Beshir Ahmed, Tomi Akinyemiju, Fares Alahdab, Raghib Ali Show all

The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology | ELSEVIER INC | Published : 2019

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Data about the global, regional, and country-specific variations in the levels and trends of colorectal cancer are required to understand the impact of this disease and the trends in its burden to help policy makers allocate resources. Here we provide a status report on the incidence, mortality, and disability caused by colorectal cancer in 195 countries and territories between 1990 and 2017. METHODS: Vital registration, sample vital registration, verbal autopsy, and cancer registry data were used to generate incidence, death, and disability-adjusted life-year (DALY) estimates of colorectal cancer at the global, regional, and national levels. We also determined the association be..

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Awarded by Fundacao para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia/Ministerio da Ciencia, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior through Portuguese national funds


Awarded by Serbian Ministry of Education Science and Technological Development


Awarded by Serbian Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development


Funding Acknowledgements

This study was funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. AB is supported by the Public Health Agency of Canada. TB was supported by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation through the Alexander von Humboldt Professor award, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. AMS was supported by a fellowship from the Egyptian Fulbright Mission Program. FC and EF acknowledge support from UID/MULTI/04378/2019 and UID/QUI/50006/2019 with funding from Fundacao para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia/Ministerio da Ciencia, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior through Portuguese national funds. TM acknowledges institutional support from the Competence Cluster for Nutrition and Cardiovascular Health (nutriCARD), Jena-Halle-Leipzig (Germany). WM is Program Analyst Population and Development at the UN Population Fund-UNFPA Country Office in Peru, which does not necessarily endorse this study. MJ's contribution to this GBD study was co-financed by the Serbian Ministry of Education Science and Technological Development through grant OI 175 014. MSM acknowledges the support from the Serbian Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development (contract number 175087). SA acknowledges International Centre for Casemix and Clinical Coding, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Malaysia, and Department of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Public Health, Kuwait University, for the approval and support to participate in this research project.