It’s no myth, colorectal cancer is increasing among younger adults

April 7, 2022

Dr. Pankaj Vashi, medical director of gastroenterology/nutrition and vice chief of staff at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) Chicago, authored an article in which he debunked myths around colorectal cancer and highlighted the increase in young adults developing it.

“Be proactive. Talk with your physician about a proactive plan to promote good colorectal health, know your risk factors and receive colorectal screenings as appropriate.”

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