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Do lots of people get rectal cancer, or is it unusual?

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Dr. Deepak Kumar
Surgery - Colorectal
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Colon rectal cancer is 2nd common cancer. So it is quite common in both men and women.

In brief: Yes

Colon rectal cancer is 2nd common cancer. So it is quite common in both men and women.
Dr. Deepak Kumar
Dr. Deepak Kumar
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Dr. Jan Rakinic
One in 19 Americans will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer. Get a colonoscopy: removing polyps is shown to decrease the number of cancers!
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