Study: Colon cancer risk extends to second and third-degree relatives

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Having second- or third-degree relatives with colorectal cancer increases a person’s risk of developing the disease, according to the findings of a study led by researchers from the University at Buffalo and the University of Utah. Early colonoscopy screening is often recommended for first-degree relatives of someone diagnosed with early-onset — meaning before age 50 — colorectal […]