Data show ‘alarming’ shift in colorectal cancer to advanced stage, younger age at diagnosis

A greater percentage of colorectal cancer cases in the United States are being diagnosed at advanced stages, according to an American Cancer Society report.Colorectal Cancer Statistics 2023 — published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians — also provided new insights into the continued trend of increased colorectal cancer incidence among younger individuals.The percentage of people in the United States diagnosed with advanced-stage colorectal cancer increased from 52% in the mid-2000s to 60% in 2019, according to the report.The percentage of cases diagnosed among people aged 55Read More

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