What is the estimate of new colon cancer cases in 2020 in the US?

Updated: Apr 15, 2020
  • Author: Tomislav Dragovich, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: N Joseph Espat, MD, MS, FACS  more...
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The American Cancer Society estimates that 104,610 new cases of colon cancer will be diagnosed in the United States in 2020. Estimates for mortality from colon and rectal cancer (the two are combined because of classification difficulties) are for 53,200 deaths in 2020. [24]


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