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What is a carcinogen tha may cause colon cancer?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not known

The nature of carcinogen(s) that cause colon cancer is not known.
Incidence of colon cancer is higher with increased intake of fats and low intake of dietary fiber.

In brief: Not known

The nature of carcinogen(s) that cause colon cancer is not known.
Incidence of colon cancer is higher with increased intake of fats and low intake of dietary fiber.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
PRocessed foods and smoked foods and red meat are associated with increased risk
2 doctors agree

In brief: Red meat

A diet low in vegetables and high in red meat, increases colon cancer risk.
Your mom was right; eat your broccoli!

In brief: Red meat

A diet low in vegetables and high in red meat, increases colon cancer risk.
Your mom was right; eat your broccoli!
Dr. Scott Welker
Dr. Scott Welker
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Dr. Ronald Robinson
that is a good one

In brief: Fat and alcohol

Obesity(fat) and alcohol are 2 carcinogens that may cause colon cancer.

In brief: Fat and alcohol

Obesity(fat) and alcohol are 2 carcinogens that may cause colon cancer.
Dr. Ronald Robinson
Dr. Ronald Robinson
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