Discussing Young-onset Colorectal Cancer

Xi E. Zheng, MD, PhD, shares her views on young-onset colorectal cancer at 2014 ACG Annual Scientific Meeting in Philadelphia, PA.

Xi E. Zheng, MD, PhD, shares her views on young-onset colorectal cancer at 2014 ACG Annual Scientific Meeting in Philadelphia, PA.

She discusses the necessity of better understanding the biology of this disease to develop prevention strategies that should be feasible and affordable.

“We think all the family doctors and gastrointestinal doctors as well as patients should be aware of the increasing incidence in the more aggressive features of CRC among the young,” said Zheng.