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Which Side of the Colon Matters

More evidence is emerging that right-sided colon cancers are different in significant ways from those on the left side. Information from 17,641 colon cancer patients in the German Colon/Rectum Cancer Study Group found that people with cancers on the right side of the colon were older, had more chronic illness, and were more likely to be women.  There were significantly more deaths in this group.