GI Cancer

High rates of colorectal cancer in under 50s show need to lower screening age

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 ...

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