Rise of colorectal cancer in millennials

Rise of colorectal cancer in millennials

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Here we will take a closer look at the epidemiology of colorectal cancer in millennials, and the factors related to the increased risk of the cancer in millennials.
28 Mar 2017 - General
The lifestyle of us millennials is a risk factor for contracting colorectal cancer. We love food that is fast to prepare and consume; hence, we opt for calorie dense food that are low in fiber and high in preservatives. Moreover, we are consuming more red meat and drinking more alcohol than our predecessors. Couple this with a sedentary lifestyle that increases the chance of developing colon CA. This article gives another good reminder for us to live a healthy lifestyle and reduce significant st...
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