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Colorectal Cancer

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INTRODUCTION

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a common pathology that physicians face worldwide. The incidence is slowly decreasing in developed countries but this is not the case in developing countries. Despite its decreasing incidence, colon cancer remains the second highest cause of cancer mortality in the developed countries (1). In Jamaica, CRC is the third most common cancer in both males and females (2). Colorectal cancer is preventable and there are well established screening protocols for persons who are at average and high risks (3).

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