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Colorectal Cancer Causes, Risk Factors, and Prevention

Learn about the risk factors for colorectal cancer and what you might be able to do to help lower your risk.

Risk Factors

A risk factor is anything that increases your chance of getting a disease such as cancer. Learn more about the risk factors for colorectal cancer.

Prevention

There's no way to completely prevent cancer. But there are things you can do that might help lower your risk. Learn more.