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Colon screening reduces costs and deaths, studies show Colon screening reduces costs and deaths, studies show
Date: 2010-04-29 13:50:26
Debate over the usefulness of colon testing has caused some medical professionals to suggest that the test can lead to overdiagnosis and unnecessary spending on treatments, but a new study finds that annual screening is the best way to prevent the various forms of colorectal cancer, which actually saves money.... Full Story

African Americans less likely to receive follow-up colonoscopy African Americans less likely to receive follow-up colonoscopy
Date: 2010-04-07 21:30:37
According to a recent study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, African Americans are far less likely than Caucasians to have a follow-up colonoscopy after receiving atypical results on a flexible sigmoidoscopy screening test. ... Full Story

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