Colorectal cancer is on the rise among younger adults

Unhealthy lifestyle linked to increase in tumor incidence, death rates

X-ray of colon tumor

ON THE RISE  For decades, colorectal cancer rates have been falling, but a new report finds an uptick in the rates among U.S. adults under 50. Here, an X-ray illustrates where a colon tumor (green) has constricted the large intestine.

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