Fast Facts about Colorectal Cancer in Young Adults By , cases of colorectal cancer in people under 50 are expected to nearly double. (JAMA Surgery ) The death rate from colorectal cancer . Diagnoses of colorectal cancer (which includes colon and rectal cancer) continue to increase among adults younger than In September , more than scientists and patient .
Mar 05, · The rate at which people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer in the US is dropping among people 65 and older but rising in younger age groups, according to research from the American Cancer Society. In , 12% of colorectal cancer cases will be diagnosed in people under 50 – about 18, cases. Rates have been increasing since the mids in adults ages years and since the mids in adults ages years, with younger Author: Stacy Simon. Sep 21, · What are the signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer? A change in bowel habits. Blood (either bright red or very dark) in the stool. Diarrhea, constipation, or feeling that .