Navigating the rise of colorectal cancer among younger adults – Jewish News Article – March 2024

Written by: Lauren Strait

In the realm of health awareness, certain topics often take center stage during designated months. March, for instance, marks Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month — a time to shed light on a disease that’s seeing a troubling rise in incidence, particularly among younger adults. The statistics are stark: while older adults have witnessed a decline in colorectal cancer (CRC) diagnoses, individuals under 50 are experiencing a nearly doubling of incidence rates since the early 1990s, a trend mirrored globally. By 2030, it’s estimated that about 15% of CRC cases will affect younger adults — a concerning trajectory. Read the full Jewish News article here:

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