Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada - CCAC
Home

Dress Blue

Latest News


’Rapid increase’ in colorectal cancers among young Canadians, study finds

May 30, 2016

Canadian doctors have observed a “rapid increase” in the number of patients under age 50 with colorectal cancers and they can’t explain why. A new study, led by doctors from the University of Toronto, looked at Canadian Cancer Registry data from 1997 to 2010 and found that incidences of colorectal cancer rose by:

  • 0.8 per cent per year for people in their 40s,
  • 2.4 per cent per year for people in their 30s, and
  • 6.7 per cent per year for those between ages 15 and 29.

« More


Blog
Facebook
Donate
 
Twitter
Blog
Youtube
Donate

Upcoming Event


Self Care Movement Free Summit

Monday, June 27, 2016 at 5PM

Join us in transforming perspectives about chronic illness and the way it is managed, to celebrate the greatness in ordinary accomplishments that patients face every day.

« More