Colon cancer rates decrease

Israel is fourth among Western countries in the prevalence of colorectal cancer and 15th in the death rate from the tumor. However, the number of cases has declined in the last two decades – by 17 percent in men and 13 percent in women – largely due to early diagnosis and treatment.

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