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"This year, the American Cancer Society estimates the number of new cases of colorectal cancer to be diagnosed will be over 150,000 in the U.S.," said Dr. Roger Rudloff. "It is the third-leading cause of cancer-related deaths for both men and women. Routine screening and the removal of colorectal polyps is the best way to prevent colorectal cancer."

"Colorectal cancer is a term used to refer to cancer that develops in the colon and/or rectum," added Rudloff. "In most people, colorectal cancers develop slowly over a period of several years. Before a cancer develops, a non-canc...

 

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