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Early-Age Onset Colorectal Cancer Summit, Day 3 Panel Discussion: A broad-spectrum approach to a young adult patient with colorectal cancer

Advancements in screening, diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer have come a long way in the past two decades, but the need to continue to spread awareness of the disease among young people and continued industry-wide collaboration and investment is necessary to offset the growth in incidence under the age of 50. Those were among […]

Early-Age Onset Colorectal Cancer Summit, Day 2 A Call to Action: Keynote address by Dr. Stephen B. Gruber highlights need for greater examination of CRC risk factors

Suggesting a call to action for a more comprehensive and collaborative effort against the rise of colorectal cancer in patients under 40, Stephen B. Gruber, MD, PhD, MPH, presented the Keynote Address of the seventh annual Early-Age Onset Colorectal Cancer Summit on Saturday, May 15. Gruber’s lecture was the highlight of Day 2 of the […]

Early-Age Onset Colorectal Cancer Summit, Day 1: Don’t Wait Until 50: We all need to talk about colon cancer symptoms and the need for screenings much earlier

We’re not delivering appropriate, evidence-based guideline-driven information about colorectal cancer to people early enough for them to take an appropriate action. We need to start our messaging earlier.” — Whitney Jones, MD, Colon Cancer Prevention Project With that straight-forward message, Dr. Whitney Jones kicked off the seventh annual Early-Age Onset Colorectal Cancer Summit kicked off on […]