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Bowel cancer is on the rise in the UK: Rates in the under-50s jump by 2% in a decade 'amid spiralling obesity crisis'

Bowel cancer is on the rise among the under-50s in the UK, leading to calls to drastically lower the screening age.  Colon cancer cases among the group have risen almost two per cent in a decade, with the biggest rise coming in the those aged 20 to 39.  People are routinely screened for bowel cancer at 55 or 60 in England, with these checks thought to have sent rates of the disease falling in older people.  Read more...



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