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‘Rapid increase’ in colorectal cancers among young Canadians, study finds

May 27, 2016

CTVNews | May. 26, 2016

Cana­di­an doc­tors have observed a “rapid increase” in the num­ber of patients under age 50 with col­orec­tal can­cers and they can’t explain why. A new study, led by doc­tors from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to, looked at Cana­di­an Can­cer Reg­istry data from 1997 to 2010 and found that inci­dences of col­orec­tal can­cer increased. Read more.