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A Colonoscopy Alternative Comes Home

A Colonoscopy Alternative Comes Home

A Colonoscopy Alternative Comes Home A Colonoscopy Alternative Comes Home The Task Force has found several kinds of screening tests effective, but the ones used most for people at average risk are colonoscopy, at a recommended 10-year interval, or FIT annually. A newer entry, an at-home test sold under the brand name Cologuard that detects blood and cancer biomarkers in …

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How a Delay in Colonoscopy Screening May Affect Cancer Risk

Daily Aspirin Tied to Lower Risk of Various Digestive Cancers

How a Delay in Colonoscopy Screening May Affect Cancer Risk How a Delay in Colonoscopy Screening May Affect Cancer Risk Current guidelines recommend a colonoscopy starting at age 45 to 50, and then one every 10 years afterward if the results are negative. Those guidelines should still be followed, though for people at low risk for colon cancer, delays in …

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