Study examines why colon cancer is more deadly in pediatric and young adult patients

(American College of Surgeons) Colon cancer is more likely to be lethal in children and young adults than middle-aged adults.
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Source: Oncology Times - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: News Source Type: research
ConclusionThe increase of early-onset CRC incidence suggests more prevention initiatives are urgently warranted for young adults in the near future. Targeted and effective prevention measures are still needed among elderly populations.
Source: International Journal of Colorectal Disease - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Authors: Chandrapalan S, Arasaradnam RP Abstract Introduction: The increasing incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) in young adults warrants early and preferably non-invasive diagnostic modalities. Although the current stool-based assays have had good performance indicators for CRC detection, the overall poor uptake remains a challenging issue. However, alternative blood and urine markers are emerging.Areas covered: This paper discusses the various urinary biomarkers available for the detection of CRC. The more commonly encountered drawbacks are the small number of studies and size of the study population. We discus...
Source: Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics - Category: Laboratory Medicine Tags: Expert Rev Mol Diagn Source Type: research
Colon and rectal cancer cases are on the rise in young adults, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society.
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ConclusionsHigh-risk advanced adenomas are predominantly left sided. This focuses attention on the rectum and left colon where carcinogenesis is strong in the young.
Source: International Journal of Colorectal Disease - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
FRIDAY, Dec. 20, 2019 -- Diagnosis and treatment of young adults with colon cancer improved under an Affordable Care Act (ACA) provision permitting young adults up to age 26 to be covered under their parents'insurance, researchers report. They...
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Conclusions: We found age-related disparities in CRC incidence and IBM between individuals under age 50 and age 50 years and older. Increasing incidence rates of rectal cancer substantially accounts for this disparity among individuals under age 50. The escalating trends of early-onset CRC warrant investigation into the factors leading to the population-level trends. PMID: 31827515 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Cancer Epidemiology - Category: Epidemiology Tags: J Cancer Epidemiol Source Type: research
In conclusion, colorectal cancer in young adults occurs without obvious risk factors in Burkina Faso. Mortality remains high because of the limited therapeutic arsenal. PMID: 31615647 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Bulletin du Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Bull Cancer Source Type: research
Publication date: December 2019Source: Cancer Epidemiology, Volume 63Author(s): Olatunji B. Alese, Renjian Jiang, Katerina M. Zakka, Christina Wu, Walid Shaib, Mehmet Akce, Madhusmita Behera, Bassel F. El-RayesAbstractBackgroundThe incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) in young adults is increasing. Minority populations with CRC are known to have worse survival outcomes. The aim of this study is to evaluate adults under age 50 years with CRC by race and ethnicity.MethodsData were obtained from all US hospitals that contributed to the National Cancer Database (NCDB) between 2004 and 2013. Univariate and multivariable testing...
Source: Cancer Epidemiology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
THURSDAY, Sept. 5, 2019 -- Colon cancer rates among young adults are on the rise in the United States, Canada and seven other wealthy nations, even though rates among older adults are down or stable, a new study finds. The researchers analyzed data...
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