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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.

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.