OUR MISSION

Taking on young-onset colorectal cancer through action, education and research.

Colorectal Cancer is rising sharply in US younger adults
while it has been steadily decreasing among the over 50 population.

DID YOU KNOW?

1 in 7

1 in 7 colorectal cancer cases
occur in those under age 50

75%

75% of young onset cases
occur in the 40-45 age group

20%

20% of rectal cancers
are in those under 50

If current trends continue, incidence of colon and rectal cancer will increase by 90% and 124% respectively among 20-24 year olds and by 28% and 46% in 35-49 year olds.

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Young Survivor Day is May 30