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Previously, medical guidelines recommended regular screenings for colon cancer begin at age 50. However, new studies show a significant increase in colon cancer occurrences in younger adults. Because of this data, the American Cancer Society (ACS) updated its guidelines to reflect this trend and now recommends all average-risk adults—regardless of gender … Continue reading

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By Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates Q: How common is colon cancer? A: Colon cancer is the third most common diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. When detected in its early stages during a screening … Continue reading

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