Young survivors of colorectal cancer report low health-related quality of life

Young adult survivors of colorectal cancer exhibited low overall health-related quality of life scores, with longer-term survivors reporting worse social and functional well-being than those diagnosed more recently.These findings, presented at Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, indicate that appropriate counseling and other targeted interventions may help maintain health-related quality of life among this at-risk population, according to the researchers.“In recent years, the incidence of colorectal cancer in patients younger than 50 years has risen, and understanding the issues relatedRead More

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