Why Are Younger People Getting Colon Cancer?

By Patrick Hwu, M.D. - April 10, 2023

The Moffitt Medical Minute is a weekly video series featuring Moffitt Cancer Center President and CEO Dr. Patrick Hwu. He takes complex or confusing medical and scientific topics and breaks them down in just 60 seconds.

Colon cancer was previously considered a disease that impacts people older than 50. In recent years, we’ve seen an alarming trend as the rate of colon cancer in adults under age 50 climbs.

Check out this episode of the Moffitt Medical Minute to learn more.


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