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Geographic Variation in Women’s Colorectal Cancer Survival

A first look into where early onset mortality spikes among U.S. women. Women with early onset colorectal cancer have a greater risk of dying from the disease depending upon their county of residence, according to a study published in Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology.

Appendix cancer survival in young patients varies by race: study

Appendiceal cancer — cancer of the appendix — is a rare malignancy that is usually found during surgery for acute appendicitis. Although the rate of appendectomies has been stable over the last two decades, the incidence of malignant appendiceal cancer increased 232% in the United States.