Daily Cancer Risk Fact: Young Adults

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Young Adults and Cancer22. Young Adults

True or false: People under 40 don’t need to worry about cancer.

False. Every year, 70,000 people between the ages of 15 and 39 (young adults) are diagnosed with cancer. Unfortunately, despite the many advances in cancer care, survival rates in this group have not changed in 30 years.

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