Colon Cancer Cases Increasing in Younger Patients

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Colon cancer often gets tagged as an "older person's" disease.  But there is an uptick in the occurence of colon cancer in young people, according to a new American Cancer Society study, and often the disease is more advanced than it is when older patients are diagnosed.

Guests: 

Dr. Alok Khorana, MD, Medical Oncologist, Cleveland Clinic  
Deanna Pisano, Diagnosed with Colon Cancer at age 25  
Rebecca Siegel, Epidemiologist, Lead Study Author, American Cancer Society  

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