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By Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates Many women commonly mistake colon cancer as a disease that only impacts men. However, statistics show around 49% of new colon cancer diagnoses each year are in women. In fact, 1 in 24 women will develop … Continue reading

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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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Having a colonoscopy isn’t something people get excited about, but preventing colon cancer before it starts should be. In the United States, colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women, and it’s the second … Continue reading

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