Colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence has decreased over the past three decades, due largely to screening efforts. Relatively little is known about CRC incidence among the young adult (YA) population ages 20–39, as screening typically commences at age 50 for average-risk individuals. We examined CRC incidence with a focus on YAs in order to identify high-risk subgroups.

Authors: Kathryn E. Singh, Thomas H. Taylor, Chuan-Ju G. PanMichael J. Stamos, and Jason A. Zell

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