Colorectal cancer patients under 50

You probably didn't see it coming, but you are not alone in your diagnosis. Below are helpful resources to guide your path to survivorship as a patient under age 50.

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What you should know as a patient under 50

The incidence rate of colorectal cancer is rising by about two percent annually in people under age 50.

Learn more here about young-onset risks, treatment, and support.

Young-onset resources

As a young-onset colorectal cancer patient, you will face unique challenges. Use these resources to help guide you on your path to survivorship.

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Never too young program

Our Never Too Young (N2Y) Program, with the support of a dedicated Taskforce, is changing how the world sees this disease. Together, we’re increasing awareness, building a community, and learning more about young-onset colorectal cancer.

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