Health News You Can Use: Colorectal Cancer Rising in Younger Adults

Doctors across the country are seeing a rising trend of colorectal cancer in younger adults, as well as cancer-related deaths. However, colorectal cancer is preventable with regular screenings.

On this segment, Dr. Liudmila Schafer, Director of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology at Saint Luke’s Cancer Institute, about the concerning trend doctors are seeing and when to start regular screenings.

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