Research and analysis

Synopsis of causation: cancer of the colon and rectum

This document contains a synopsis of causation occurring in cancer of the colon and rectum.



This document provides information on cancer of the colon and rectum. It has been compiled by medical practitioners and validated by external consultants within a relevant field. However, it is not intended as a comprehensive compendium of the literature on the specific condition.

This synopsis of causation was authored by Dr Adrian Roberts, Medical Author, Medical Text, Edinburgh and validated by Professor Robin C N Williamson, The Royal Society of Medicine, London.

Published 1 September 2008