Colon cancer screening stressed for 50-year-olds



We know we should do it, but we just don’t. Americans are avoiding a simple test that can save their lives. According to a Gallup survey, while most people know that once they’re 50 years old they should have a colon cancer screening test, nearly half of adults in that age group aren’t doing it.
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in adults in this country. Survival rates are as high as 90 percent if the disease is diagnosed and treated in its ea...

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