Colon Cancer Rates Similar in Patients With Multiple Serrated Polyps, Serrated Polyposis Syndrome

Source: Colon Cancer Rates Similar in Patients With Multiple Serrated Polyps, Serrated Polyposis Syndrome

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Childhood obesity quadruples risk of developing type 2 diabetes- ScienceDaily

Children with obesity face four times the risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to children with a body mass index (BMI) in the normal range, according to a study published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society.

Source: Childhood obesity quadruples risk of developing type 2 diabetes: Large-scale UK study examines link between body mass index, metabolic health — ScienceDaily

I’m screwed again.

Second Cancers Deadlier for Younger People

The researchers analyzed 1992-2008 data on more than 1 million cancer patients of all ages in the United States. They then looked for second cancers, meaning a new cancer, not a recurrence. They found that the five-year survival rate for children and young adults was 80 percent after a first cancer. However, it dropped to 47 percent for children and 60 percent for young adults in cases of second cancers, Keegan and her colleagues said in a university news release.

Source: Second Cancers Deadlier for Younger People: Study