young-patientToday’s troubling trend: The rates of colorectal cancers are rising in young people, even as they decline in older folks, reveals a new study from the MD Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas. Researchers found that colorectal cancer incidence dropped overall by just under 1 percent each year from 1975 to 2010. But when looking at people 20 to 49 years old, the rate actually increased, especially in the youngest age group. During that time, the rate for 20- to 34-year-olds grew by nearly 2 percent annually. More