ASK THE DOC: Why is colorectal cancer rising in young adults?

QUESTION: Why is colorectal cancer on the rise in young adults? ANSWER: The death rate from colorectal cancer (CRC) has been steadily dropping in both men and women for several decades, in those over the age of 50 due to regular colonoscopies and lower rates of smoking.  Unfortunately, since the 1990’s the rate of CRC has […]