Cancers on the Rise among Young Adults

Researchers report that successive generations are developing cancer earlier in life than their predecessors, such as cancer of the breast, colon, esophagus, kidney, liver, and pancreas. Investigators attribute this change to trends over time associated with worsening diet quality, increased sedentary time, increased obesity prevalence, environmental exposures, and alteration of the gut microbiome. Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, September 2022

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