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Colonoscopy is indicated in unscreened elderly patients

(HealthDay)—Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening should be considered as a cost-effective strategy in unscreened patients older than 75 years, according to research published in the June 3 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Jun 03, 2014
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CDC suggests ways to increase CRC screening rates

(HealthDay)—Various approaches should be implemented to increase the use of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening tests, according to the November issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Vital Signs.

Nov 06, 2013
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Comprehensive discussion with docs ups cancer screening

(HealthDay)—Having more comprehensive discussions about colorectal cancer (CRC) screening with primary care providers (PCPs) is associated with increased odds of screening, according to a study published in the April issue ...

Apr 29, 2013
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