Colon cancer screening underutilized in U.S., report says

A feature story by Consumers Union highlights a survey published in 2010 that found just 65% of U.S. adults who should be evaluated for colorectal cancer get screening, even though colonoscopy can detect and remove precancerous polpys that can lead to the disease. The report highlights screening tests as well as an “anti-cancer lifestyle” as keys to prevention. The Washington Post/Consumer Reports (2/13)

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