Deaths From Colon Cancer Are up in Younger, White People

More Americans are dying from colon cancer at younger ages, and researchers are not sure why.

New statistics from the American Cancer Society show death rates from colon cancer have been increasing steadily among people under 54 since 2004.




Katie Rich poses with husband Will and their three children, Quint, Madeline, and newborn, Brady in August 2012. She was diagnosed with colon cancer 8 weeks later.