gastroenterology
Cancer

Sigmoidoscopy the best way to detect young-onset colorectal cancer


Flexible sigmoidoscopy may be the most practical response to a steep rise in young onset colorectal cancers, Australian clinicians say. With new figures showing rates of colon cancer rising as much as 9% annually in the under 30s, early diagnosis may be best achieved by immediate investigation with flexible sigmoidoscopy rather than waiting for colonoscopy, ...

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