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How does colorectal cancer affect the united states population?

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Dr. Howard Hack
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Getting better

150, 000 people develop colon cancer annually and 50-60, 000 people will die from this.
There is considerable personal cost because of medical and surgical treatments. The economic cost is estimated at $14 billion for 2010, second only to breast cancer at $16b.

In brief: Getting better

150, 000 people develop colon cancer annually and 50-60, 000 people will die from this.
There is considerable personal cost because of medical and surgical treatments. The economic cost is estimated at $14 billion for 2010, second only to breast cancer at $16b.
Dr. Howard Hack
Dr. Howard Hack
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Dr. Carolyn Messere
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Second most common

After lung cancer, colorectal cancer is the second biggest cancer killer. About 150, 000 people are diagnosed with it every year. More than 50, 000 people die of colorectal cancer every year. So it has a huge effect on the United States population.

In brief: Second most common

After lung cancer, colorectal cancer is the second biggest cancer killer. About 150, 000 people are diagnosed with it every year. More than 50, 000 people die of colorectal cancer every year. So it has a huge effect on the United States population.
Dr. Carolyn Messere
Dr. Carolyn Messere
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