Growing evidence for an increasing incidence of colorectal cancer in young people supports calls to lower the age of FOBT screening from 50 years to 45 years. A Gold Coast study, published in the ANZ Journal of Surgery, reviewed 557 patients under the age of 50 years who received a colonoscopy during the five years ...
High rates of colorectal cancer in under 50s show need to lower screening age
By Mardi Chapman
17 Jun 2020