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American Cancer Society report: Cancer rising among adults under 50

A new report from the American Cancer Society says the age group was the only adult demographic to see an overall increase in cancer cases between 1995 and 2020.

News 12 Staff

Jan 18, 2024, 10:45 AM

Updated 153 days ago

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A new report says data more people under 50 are getting cancer.
The report from the American Cancer Society says the age group was the only adult demographic to see an overall increase in cancer cases between 1995 and 2020.
Colorectal cancer has become the leading cause of death in men under 50 and second-leading for women that age.
It was ranked fourth for men and women in that age group in the late 1990s.
Cancer deaths are down overall in the United States.  


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