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New Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines

"Adults should start screening for colorectal cancer routinely at the age of 45, instead of waiting until 50," the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) "recommended on Tuesday, Oct 27,2020, in a move that reflected the sharp rise in the number of colon and rectal cancers in young adults."

See https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/draft-recommendation/colorectal-cancer-screening3

In 2018 the American Cancer Society also started recommending colon cancer screening starting at age 45, See https://acsjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.3322/caac.21458

Please talk to your gastroenterologist for more information.

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