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Study: More people develop colon cancer earlier in life

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DENVER -- A new medical study has found an unsettling trend. Cases of colon cancer in young people are going to double in the next 15 years if the current trend continues.

The study from the University of Texas found that more people are developing colon cancer earlier in life, even though doctors say you can take steps to help prevent it.

One local survivor hopes his story and the study will push other to take action.

Watch Boris Sanchez' video report above.