Colonoscopy Could Prevent 40% Colon Cancer Cases, Study Says
Medical Xpress report.
Of the 88,902 patients studied for 22 years, 1,815 developed colorectal cancer. Researchers believe 40 percent of cases could've been prevented with a colonoscopy.
A colonoscopy reaches the entire colon, whereas a signoidoscopy only reaches the lower third of the colon.
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