Colorectal Cancer Rates Up Under Age 50

Colorectal Cancer Rates Rising for Under 50 Set – BusinessWeek

To get a handle on the trends, Siegel and her team reviewed data on about 11,000 men and 9,800 women younger than 50 that was gleaned from 13 U.S. cancer registries that tracked information from 1992 through2005. During this time, the researchers found, colorectal cancer rates increased 1.5 percent a year among men younger than 50 and 1.6 percent
a year among women younger than 50.

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