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Study Screening Lowers Colon Cancer Risk

Posted by Lloyd on January 23, 2012
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It has been proven beyond serious doubt that screening for CRC or colorectal cancer, the 2nd leading reason of cancer death in the US, lowers the death rate from this disease. A new study in the Nov. 30 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine supports the simple technique of testing stool for occult blood as a means of reducing the occurrence of new CRC cases.

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