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Researchers Discover New Risk Factor For Colon Cancer

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September 20, 2002
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A combination of mouse and human studies have revealed that people who are carriers of the rare disease Bloom syndrome are at increased risk for developing colorectal cancer.

A combination of mouse and human studies have revealed that people who are carriers of the rare disease Bloom syndrome are at increased risk for developing colorectal cancer.


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