Shifting trends in CRC demographics, severity prove you are ‘not too young to have cancer’

Despite a decline in the overall incidence of colorectal cancer in the U.S., recent population-based data from the American Cancer Society show an alarming shift to younger age and more advanced disease at diagnosis.“Although there is still progress in reducing incidence and mortality overall, if you pull up the hood, it becomes apparent that there are very concerning patterns in terms of the rapid shift to a younger patient population,” Rebecca Siegel, MPH, epidemiologist and senior scientific director of surveillance research at the American Cancer Society, told HealioRead More

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