1 in 6 early-onset colorectal cancer survivors diagnosed with subsequent cancer

CHICAGO — Among those who survived early-onset colorectal cancer, approximately 16% developed a second cancer, with higher risk reported among men, according to a population-based study presented at Digestive Disease Week.“The number of cancer survivors is increasing and is projected to grow to 26 million by 2040 in the United States,” Aniruddha Rathod, PhD, MBBS, MPH, a postdoctoral researcher at Peter O’Donnell Jr. School of Public Health at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, told Healio. “These survivors are at an increased risk of developingRead More