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  • Activities

    The COLOMED project includes a series of activities aimed at promoting the improvement of knowledge and treatments for colorectal cancer in the Mediterranean countries:

    • Creating strategic partnerships between the centers involved.
    • Broadening scientific cooperation among research grou...
  • COLOMED in a nutshell

    The COLOMED project aims at coordinating institutions, clinical and research centers operating in the field of colorectal cancer in the Mediterranean area.

    COLOMED is composed of a task force based in Rome at the Italian National Institute of Health (Istituto Superiore di Sanità), ...

  • Join Colomed

    IN THE WORLD: Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer. In 2012, 1.4 million new cases have been diagnosed and it is estimated that the number of new cases per year will increase up to 2.4 million by 2035.  


    IN THE MEDITERRANEAN AREA: Colorectal cancer incidence rate in...

  • Organization

    • A Task force (Dr. Ann Zeuner, Dr. Lidia Colace, Prof. Ruggero De Maria) based in Rome at the Italian National Institute of Health (ISS - Istituto Superiore di Sanità).
    • A Communication Manager who organizes and manages all the communication activities related to the project.
    • ...
  • The network

    The creation of a network of clinical and research centers in Mediterranean countries is Colomed project’s main objective.

    The Colomed team has invited institutions, clinical centers and specialists in colon cancer research and treatment from all Mediterranean countries to join and becom...

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