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Mysteriously, colorectal cancer hits more young people. Congress takes on the issue

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11min 52sec
Courtesy Colorectal Cancer Alliance
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Young people are developing colon and rectal cancer more often. Cases in 20- and 30-somethings are expected to grow a whopping 90% before the decade’s end. A bill in the US House, from Colorado's physician in Congress, would send hundreds of millions of early detection dollars to states. The Colorectal Cancer Alliance backs the effort. Its CEO, Michael Sapienza, joins Senior Host Ryan Warner.