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Incidence and death rates for colorectal cancer increase
with age. 91% of new cases and 94% of deaths occur in individuals 50 and older and the incidence rate for this age group is 14 times higher than those younger than 50.

American Cancer Society. Colorectal Cancer Facts & Figures, 2008-2010. Atlanta, GA: American Cancer Society; 2008. http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/acsq-013673.pdf

Reference

Title
Colorectal Cancer Facts & Figures, 2008-2010
Publisher
American Cancer Society
Publication Date
2008
Authors
American Cancer Society
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Age - A Major Risk Factor

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