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Colon and Rectal Cancers Surge Among Millennials and Generation X

(USA Today) Feb 28, 2017 - Colon and rectal cancers have increased dramatically and steadily in millennials and Generation X adults in the United States over the past four decades, a study confirmed Tuesday.

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Richard Goldberg (Posted: March 01, 2017)

quotesThis finding may make us rethink screening guidelines that already call for African Americans to begin screening at age 45 because of that group's propensity for earlier onset disease. Additionally genetic screening for heritable predisposition to colorectal cancer is particularly vital in those with early onset cancer to permit the development of individualized screening recommendations for family members.quotes

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