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New York Daily News: Colon cancer screening should start at age 45, not 50: panel


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U.S. health authorities are moving up the age that colon cancer screening should start, to 45 from 50, according to a draft of new guidelines prompted by a rising incidence of colorectal cancer in younger people. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent panel, echoed groups such as the American Cancer Society, which has recommended younger screening since 2018.

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