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CRC

The ISO 4217 currency code for Costa Rican Colon.

CRC

ISO 4217 code for the Costa Rican colon. It began circulating in 1896, replacing the Costa Rican peso. It was on a crawling peg with respect to the U.S. dollar until 2006. In October of that year, it was allowed to float within a range with a set floor and a changing ceiling. In many places in Costa Rica, the dollar circulates alongside the colon.
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With more than 50,000 people expected to die from colorectal cancer this year, we need to make sure that more Americans have access to these life-saving cancer screenings, Senator Capito said.
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CDC is engaged in a number of activities aimed at colorectal cancer prevention and control, including conducting behavioral research, monitoring national surveillance data, and supporting educational and screening initiatives.
But the new tests must be shown to be effective in identifying, among millions of people, those who have colorectal cancer or are at high risk of developing it.
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