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Stanford-Led Study Evidences Starting Colorectal Cancer Screening at 45 Saves Lives

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A Stanford-led study found that increasing the participation of older adults in colorectal cancer screening would prevent more deaths than expanding to testing people in their 40’s.Starting routine screenings at age 45 rather than 50 would decrease deaths by as much as 11,100 over five years. Follow the link to Stanford News for more important details.

Lead Research/Investigator

Uri Ladabaum, MD

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