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Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis Under Age 50: Participate, Educate and Advocate

By Dr. Thomas George, Medical Director of the GI Oncology Program, University of Florida

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A diagnosis of cancer is never welcoming news. It is especially daunting for those in the 30-50 age bracket, who are often parents of young children, still working to provide for and raise their families, and not yet on Medicare for health insurance. Understanding colorectal cancer and knowing the latest in treatment options, as well as being an active participant in the fight for the cure, are important facets in a patient's diagnosis and treatment journey.

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