Deputy Minister of Georgia meets with German health experts to strengthen cooperation in healthcare

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer inmen and the second in women worldwide. Between oneand two million cases are diagnosed every year [1].Furthermore, it is also one of the leading causes for cancer-related deaths worldwide alongside lung cancer and breastcancer [2, 3]. In Germany, the 5-year-prevalence for CRC(ICD-10, C18-21) was 116,000 among men and 98,000among women in 2013 [4]