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US-African Diet Swap Reveals Colon Cancer Risk

Doctors have long known that the Western diet, one often high in animal proteins and fat and low in fiber, increases the risk of colon cancer In the United States, the second-highest number of cancer deaths is from colon cancer, a malignant tumor in the colon or rectum, the lower part of the human digestive system.  African-Americans are at especially high risk for the disease, which experts say is diet-related in more than 90 percent of cases. A team of international researchers...

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