Jun 07, 2019 · Heather Blackburn-Beel was 38 years old when she died from colon cancer, an example of a troubling rise of the cancer's incidence in young adults.Author: Jennifer Clopton. It is therefore important to identify symptoms that indicate colon cancer and undergo screening tests. The symptoms in young adults are difficult to identify as they are common with other diseases and conditions. One of the earliest signs of colon cancer is bleeding through the rectum which is commonly mistaken for piles.Author: Indrajit Deshmukh.
Mar 13, 2019 · Colon Cancer in Young Adults: Lori Dunn’s Story Elizabeth Timms | 3/13/2019 | Patient Stories Lori Dunn is one of the many young adults being diagnosed with colon cancer. Nov 01, 2018 · As colorectal cancer cases rise in young adults, people in their 30s or 40s must never assume they’re too young to get the disease. Patricio Polanco, M.D., suggests that healthier lifestyle choices and earlier screenings could prevent some of these .