Data presented at this year’s American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting suggest young-onset colorectal cancer often is misdiagnosed and identified at later stages.
Additionally, nearly 70% of patients younger than 50 years reported having to see at least two physicians before being diagnosed with colorectal cancer.
These results are concerning but should be taken with a grain of salt, according to Hisham Hussan, MD, physician in the division of gastroenterology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
“The study is consistent with prior reports showing a

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