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11 cancers that are on the rise in kids, teens, and young adults

Doctors are worried because they're seeing more cases of colon cancer and kidney cancer in young adults. Fast food diets may be part of the problem.

This 9/11 first responder had his family’s DNA tattooed into his skin so that he’s never alone while undergoing chemotherapy

Former NYPD officer Johnny Walker is dealing with stage 4 colon cancer after responding to the call on September 11, 2001.

Bowel cancer rates continue to rise in young people, and obesity, genetics, and diet may be to blame

While it's still a lot more common among people 50 years old and older, colorectal cancer in younger populations has researchers concerned.
Cheese pizza is not a good source of fiber.

10 dangers of a low-fiber diet, from constipation to colon cancer

Most Americans, including those who follow a keto diet, don't get enough fiber. Low-fiber diets raise the risk of GI issues, cancer, and more.

Eating even a little bit of processed meat regularly can increase your risk of some deadly cancers

Regular, consistent consumption of processed and red meats like ham, hot dogs, bacon, and sausages can up your odds of developing some deadly cancers.

If you were born in the ’80s or later, you’re at significantly higher risk of colon and rectal cancer — and experts say you should g...

There's been a disconcerting rise in rates of colon and rectal cancers, known as colorectal cancers, in young people. Because of that, the American Cancer Society has lowered the age it recommends starting screening for these diseases to 45 from 50 down.