Study finds more young, white people developing and dying from colorectal cancer

Death rates from colorectal cancer for adults aged 20 to 54 are increasing by 1 percent each year, according to a new study, a rise that appears to be driven by an increase in the number of younger white adults getting and dying from this disease.
0:27 | 08/09/17

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And we have a medical alert about cancer and young adults a new study finds that fatal cases of colorectal cancel or are on the rise among adults under the age of 55. The rate has been increasing by 1% every year since 2004. Those cancers are typically more advanced and deadly in young adults that's because screenings are not recommended for most under the age of fifty. Doctors are unable to explain the reasons for the increase.

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