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Nuts and bolts on colon cancer screening

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force tells us who and when and how to test for which disease.   Their research takes into account patient population characteristics and the evidence. Who should be screened for colon cancer? All adults 50 to … Continue reading

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Screening colonoscopies are receiving high marks!

Screening colonoscopy cut the incidence of colorectal cancers by 51% compared with patients without colonoscopy!  Wow! Here are the nuts and bolts: This was in a study of 170,000 people followed up to 24 years. The benefit from a single … Continue reading

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