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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.