Authors as Published

Carlin Rafie, Ph.D., RD, Assistant Professor/Extension Specialist, Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Virginia Tech

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This publication provides an overview of what colorectal cancer is. It describe risk factors for getting colorectal cancer and describes behaviors that can reduce risk. The tests that are available to screen for the presence of colorectal cancer are described and the guidelines for their use.

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Publication Date

October 31, 2018