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4 years 10 months ago

Clearing up cancer screening confusion

Several doctors groups and advocacy groups set guidelines for cancer screening, and they update that advice periodically as new information emerges. Sometimes they agree, sometimes they don't. Last year, a number of groups got together and issued consensus guidelines for colon cancer. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a...

4 years 10 months ago

Clearing up cancer screening confusion

Several doctors groups and advocacy groups set guidelines for cancer screening, and they update that advice periodically as new information emerges. Sometimes they agree, sometimes they don't. Last year, a number of groups got together and issued consensus guidelines for colon cancer. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a...

5 years 4 weeks ago

Aspirin can cut colon cancer risk for some

People with a genetic susceptibility to colon cancer could cut their chances of developing the disease in half by taking a daily dose of aspirin, researchers said Monday. The finding might lead to other treatments by helping researchers understand how aspirin combats colon cancer, one of the top three...

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