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Relevant Population Characteristics for Colorectal Cancer Deaths

Relevant Population Characteristics

The risk of developing colorectal cancer increases with age. Lack of physical activity also contributes to a person's risk of developing colorectal cancer. Smoking, a low fiber and high-fat diet, low fruit and vegetable intake, excessive alcohol use, and obesity may also increase risk.

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Content updated: Mon, 22 Apr 2024 13:23:04 MDT