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Colonoscopy Cuts Advanced Cancer Risk by 70 Percent: Study
Date:3/4/2013

or sigmoidoscopy and developing cancer.

Dr. David Bernstein, a gastroenterologist at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, N.Y., said the study had a critical design flaw. "Making assumptions that any cancers that were found would have been seen 10 years prior doesn't make sense," he said. "It doesn't prove that these cancers didn't occur two years ago."

A key part of effective colon screening is getting the tests at the recommended interval, experts say. To better understand what might be effective in prodding people to get screening, another study published this month in the same journal found that people who were mailed a letter, a pamphlet and a fecal occult blood test kit completed recommended screening twice as often and for less cost than those who were not reminded or got automated and other reminders by nurse coaches.

Doubeni recommends something far more simple: doing the fecal occult blood test every year right around the time of your birthday.

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Learn more about colon cancer from the U.S. National Library of Medicine .

SOURCES: Chyke Doubeni, M.D., M.P.H., presidential associate professor, department of family medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; David Bernstein, M.D., gastroenterologist, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, N.Y.; March 5, 2013, Annals of Internal Medicine


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