In the Dark Over Bowel Cancer Rates

In the Dark Over Bowel Cancer Rates

Australians are in the dark about the true extent of bowel cancer in young people as rates soar but official figures lag behind, an expert says.

Increasing rates of bowel cancer in people younger than 50 have been detected in both Australia and the US since the turn of the century, but the cause of the increase remains unknown.

In Australia, the official snap shot is that about 1000 (7%) of the 16,000 cases each year are diagnosed in people younger than 50… Read More>>

Source: Medical Republic

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