French region slow at diagnosing colorectal cancer:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Most sufferers from colorectal cancer in the Loire-Atlantique region in France are waiting too long for diagnosis. The area, which has a population of nearly one million, has the second highest incidence of colorectal cancer in France, reports Le Quotidien du Medecin. Researchers looked at 2,597 cases of the cancer over a five-year period.