Colorectal Cancer Sharply Increasing

Colorectal cancer is a cancer that starts in the colon or the rectum. These cancers can also be named colon cancer or rectal cancer, depending on where they start. Colon cancer and rectal cancer are often grouped together because they have many features in common.

According to the study, more young, white people dying from Colorectal Cancer. Colorectal Cancer is sharply increasing since death rates for adults aged 20-54 are increasing by 1 percent each year. Mostly affected are younger white adults according to the new study.

The American Cancer Society analyzed demographic trends between 1970 and 2014 noted that the increase in death rates was confined to white individuals ages 30-39 (since 1995), and ages 40-54 (since 2005). The results were published in the journal of the American Medical Association today.


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