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News tag: CRC


Colorectal cancer occurs frequently in young adults

23 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence in adults aged between 20-39 years had increased during the past 20-30 years, even though the overall occurrence of the condition has declined steadily among the U.S. population. The finding is an extensive analysis of how CRC incidence varies based on race and gender, and differences…


Colon cancer risk on the rise among U.S. young adults

6 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Incidence of colon cancer in young adults is on the rise, despite condition’s steady decline among older people, a new study found. Christina Bailey in the department of surgical oncology of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center examined data collected from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) between 1975…