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Woman getting breast cancer screening and mammogram

New cases of common cancers like breast and colorectal are increasing among some young adults.

Woman getting breast cancer screening and mammogram

New cases of common cancers like breast and colorectal are increasing among some young adults.

Why are more young and middle-aged adults getting diagnosed with cancer?

The American Cancer Society reported cancer mortality is down, but cancer diagnoses are on the rise.

New cases of common cancers like breast and colorectal are increasing among some young adults.

   

According to a new American Cancer Society report, more adults under the age of 50 are being diagnosed with certain cancers. Researchers and medical professionals are rushing to figure out what is causing this. Some point to changes in lifestyle, environment, ultra-processed foods, or something more unidentifiable.

Reset learns more about this study and cancer outcomes with health experts.

GUESTS: Dr. Adam DuVall, assistant professor of medicine, UChicago Medicine

Dr. Christina Annunziata, senior vice president of extramural discovery science, American Cancer Society

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