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Is the death rate from colorectal cancer rising?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
No: Death rate from colon cancer is declining in the usa. For details consult: http://www.Cancer.Gov/ncicancerbulletin/071211/page2.
Dr. Lawrence Hochman
Radiation Oncology 31 years experience
No: But the incidence of rectal cancer in patients under age 40 is rising.

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