Very mainstream now. And would explain the “died unexpectedly in hospital” stories that we see
Rates rose faster in women than men, with doctors warning patients were being diagnosed at later stages when their disease was more advanced and harder to treat.
Researchers can’t explain the rise but modern diets, antibiotic use and fungal infections have all been suggested as factors — but that would not explain why Florida’s rates are rising so quickly.
Breast cancer was the most common among younger adults and the leading cause of death from cancer, with colon cancer and leukemia among other cancers rising fastest.
Dr Mohamedtaki Tejani, an oncologist at the AdventHealth Cancer Institute, told the Orlando Sentinel: 'Having people in the 20s and 30s [with cancer] was rare, and now it’s the norm.
'And what’s really sad is… younger patients typically present with more advanced disease because it’s not on their radar.