Male sex, increasing age links to higher rates of colorectal neoplasia

Male sex, increasing age links to higher rates of colorectal neoplasia

Researchers found higher rates of colorectal neoplasia correlated with male sex and increased age, according to a presentation at Digestive Disease Week.“Over the past few decades, there’s been a decrease in overall incidence and mortality of colorectal cancer, largely due to screening and colonoscopy with polypectomy. In contrast, the incidence and mortality associated with CRC in young adults aged less than 50 years old is increasing,” Jennifer Kolb, MD, University of California, Irvine, said. “There’s limited clinical data regarding the yield of screening youngerRead More

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