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ASCO: Microbiome Varies for Early-Onset, Late-Onset Colorectal Cancer

Cladosporium sp. was more commonly found in early-onset CRC, while Pseudomonas luteola, Ralstonia sp., Moraxella osloensis occurred more often in late-onset CRC

Red-Flag Signs May Indicate Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer

Abdominal pain, rectal bleeding, diarrhea, and iron deficiency anemia seen up to two years before diagnosis

Overweight, Obesity in Early, Middle Adulthood Increases Risk for GI Cancers

Risk not reduced with aspirin use three or more times per week for colorectal and noncolorectal cancers

FTD-TPI Plus Bevacizumab Increases Survival in Refractory Advanced CRC

Significantly longer overall survival and progression-free survival seen for combination versus TFD-TPI alone

Risk for Early-Onset CRC Increased in Women Born Via C-Section

Authors say finding may be explained by early-life gut dysbiosis

Prediagnostic Weight Loss Underestimates Risk for Colorectal Cancer

Association for high BMI and colorectal cancer risk most pronounced using BMI at least eight years before diagnosis

Partners of CRC Survivors Experience Long-Term Financial Toxicity

Furthermore, this financial toxicity is associated with worse health-related quality of life

Physical Activity May Prevent Colon Cancer Recurrence

Lower recurrence rate seen within the first year of treatment among those with higher physical activity

Higher Risk for CRC Seen in Adults Exposed to Bendectin In Utero

Risk of colorectal cancer higher in offspring exposed in utero during 1960s versus unexposed offspring

CRC Incidence Shifting to Younger Adults, More Advanced Disease

Incidence increased for those younger than 65 years for regional-stage and distant-stage disease since 2010, reversing previous shift to earlier-stage disease