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    Colon Cancer Prevention Directory

    Colorectal cancer may not always be preventable. Colorectal cancer screening is very effective in catching precancers and early cancers and preventing them from becoming a serious health threat. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about risk factors for colorectal cancer, how it's prevented, and much more.

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