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Risk Factors for Deaths due to Colorectal Cancer

Risk Factors

According to the [https://www.cancer.gov/types/colorectal/hp/colorectal-prevention-pdq National Cancer Institute], both cigarette smoking and obesity are associated with an increased risk of mortality from as well as incidence of colorectal cancer. Conversely, there is solid evidence that daily use of aspirin reduces the risk of mortality from as well as incidence of colorectal cancer. [Last reviewed: 1/26/20]

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