Mar 21, 2023

Why are colon cancer rates in young people rising?

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In a recent perspective article published in the journal Science, researchers at the Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer Center of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute emphasized that a better understanding of the etiology of early-onset colorectal cancer (EOCRC) is crucial to managing its increasing incidence worldwide. So, they identified five critical areas for investigating EOCRC biology.

Perspective: A common cancer at an uncommon age. Image Credit: Anatomy Image / Shutterstock.

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