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Important Facts for Colon and Rectum Cancer Incidence

Definition

Cancer incidence are all cases of malignant colon and rectum cancer diagnosed.

Numerator

All cases of malignant colon and rectum cancer

Denominator

Total number of residents in North Carolina

Why Is This Important?

Cancer of the colon and rectum was the fourth most frequently occurring cancer in North Carolina from 2006 to 2010.

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