Changes in colorectal cancer incidence rates in young and older adults in the United States: what does it tell us about screening

@article{Austin2013ChangesIC,
  title={Changes in colorectal cancer incidence rates in young and older adults in the United States: what does it tell us about screening},
  author={Harland Austin and S Jane Henley and Jessica King and Lisa Richardson and Christie R. Eheman},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2013},
  volume={25},
  pages={191-201}
}
Colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence rates have increased among young adults and have decreased among older adults. We re-evaluated these trends using more recent data covering about 96 % of the United States population. Colorectal cancer incidence rates were abstracted from the National Program of Cancer Registries and the Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results analytic files for diagnosis years 1998–2009. We report rates for young adults (age <50 years) and for older adults (age 50 years or… CONTINUE READING
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