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Young People with Cancer Increases — Comprehensive New Data Shows

Cancer Patient
Cancer among young people rises

Cancer rates rises among people under age 50

Cancer Patient

Cancer among young people rises

Cancer increases among young people, new data shows

In a recently published article by WebMD, the comprehensive new data published, people under the age of fifty are becoming more likely to be diagnosed with cancer. According to the study,  published on Wednesday in JAMA Network Open, from 2010 to 2019, the rate of cancer diagnoses rose from 100 to 103 cases per 100,000 people.

Young people with cancer increases were driven by jumps in different types of cancer and within specific age, racial, and ethnic groups. Researchers analyzed data shows more than 560,000 of young people with cancer (under age 50) who were diagnosed during the 9-year period.

Breast cancer remained the most common among young people with cancer. While the most striking of young people with cancer increase was seen in gastrointestinal cancers. The rate of young people with cancer (GI cancers) which include colon cancer and cancer of the appendix, rose to fifteen percent.

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Young people with cancer increases in woman, more likely to be diagnosed with cancer, while the rate of young people with cancer among men under age 50 declined by 5%. Researchers analyzed the data based on a person’s race or ethnicity, they found that young people with cancer, increase among Asian, Pacific Islander, Hispanic, American Indian, or Alaska Native. The rate of cancer among Black people decreases and was steady among White people.
The only age group of young people with cancer, saw cancer rates increase was between  30 to 39 years old. One of the top concerns for young people with cancer is that there is a greater risk for the cancer to spread. The cancer rate has been decreasing among older people.Though it’s unclear why cancer rates are rising among young people, but some possible reasons why there are young people with cancer are obesity, alcohol use, smoking, poor sleep, sedentary lifestyle, and things in the environment like pollution and carcinogens.

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