Colon cancer rates are rising in Gen-Z and Millennials, fueled by obesity, smoking,
and heavy drinking
The best ways to prevent colon cancer include regular exercise, avoiding alcohol, eating
lots of fruits and vegetables, regular exercise – and frequent screenings. At-home colon
cancer tests are quick, painless, and usually covered by insurance if your doctor
prescribes one. Learn more today.
How do young adults know they have colon cancer?
The signs of colon cancer can be hard to spot – be aware of changes in your stool,
blood in the stool, diarrhoea, or constipation. Whether you have any symptoms or not,
regular testing is your best defence, and new at-home tests are quick and painless.
9. Can it happen to you? Patients as young as 22 have been treated for colon cancer
Incidence rates are rising among young American adults due to sedentary lifestyles and
poor diets. The good news is that a new slate of at-home tests are now available for
early detection of colon cancer – and they are quick, painless, and easy.
10. Do you know about these risk factors for colon cancer?
Colon cancer rates are rising among Americans ages 50 and younger, but are highest
for African Americans. Regular screenings can help in the early detection of colon
cancer – and the earlier it is detected, the higher your chances of survival are.