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Etiology of Colon Cancer

  • Bandaru S. Reddy
Part of the Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes, and Cancer book series (PLAC, volume 6)

Abstract

Cancer of the colon is one of the most common cancers in the western countries, including North America, exhibiting more than a tenfold excess when compared to rural populations in Asia, Africa and certain parts of South America. Studies of the cancer incidence in high risk areas such as the United States, and low risk countries such as Japan and Finland indicate that rates are increasing faster in low than in high incidence areas of the world. Colon cancer thus represents a major public health problem worldwide.

Keywords

Colon Cancer Colon Tumor Colon Carcinogenesis Promotion Stage Lard Diet 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bandaru S. Reddy
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Nutrition and Endocrinology, Naylor Dana Institute for Disease PreventionAmerican Health FoundationValhallaUSA

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