ICYMI: August 11, 2017

Published on August 11, 2017

Updated on November 1, 2019

ICYMI: August 11, 2017


Feature Story

Deaths From Colon Cancer Are up in Younger, White People
WEDNESDAY, August 10, 2017 (NBC News) — More Americans are dying from colon cancer at younger ages, and researchers are not sure why.

New statistics from the American Cancer Society show death rates from colon cancer have been increasing steadily among people under 54 since 2004.

The effect is only seen in whites. Death rates are falling among blacks, another finding that confounds doctors.

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