Article Abstract

Risk factors for colon location of cancer

Authors: John M. Carethers


World-wide, humans developed 1,096,601 colon and 704,376 rectal cancers during 2018, accounting for 10% of all new cases of cancer (1). Additionally, 551,269 people died of colon cancer and another 310,394 people died of rectal cancer, accounting for 9% of total cancer deaths (1).