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About 106,100 cases of colon and 40,870 cases of rectal cancer are expected to occur in 2009.

The American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts and Figures 2009. Atlanta, GA: American Cancer Society; May 2009. https://www.cancer.org/research/cancer-facts-statistics/all-cancer-facts-figures/cancer-facts-figures-2009.html

Reference

Title
Cancer Facts and Figures 2009
Publisher
American Cancer Society
Publication Date
May 2009
Authors
The American Cancer Society
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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