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Who is at high risk for developing colorectal cancer?

People at high risk for colorectal cancer include those who have already had colon polyps, those who have had breast or female genital cancer, people whose parents or siblings have had colorectal polyps or cancer, and those who have had inflammatory bowel disease for a long time.

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