Colorectal Cancer Rates Rise Sharply in Younger US Adults

Colorectal Cancer Rates Rise Sharply in Younger US AdultsColorectal cancer rates are on the rise among millennials and Gen Xers in the U.S., a new study finds. The findings come as rates of these cancers have continued to decline in adults ages 55 and up, according to the study. People in the U.S. born in 1990 now have double the risk of colon cancer and quadruple the risk of rectal cancer compared to people born in 1950, the scientists found.



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