Endoscopy before age 50 years linked to reduced risk for colorectal cancer among women

Endoscopy before age 50 years linked to reduced risk for colorectal cancer among women

Women who initiated endoscopy screening before age 50 years demonstrated a significantly reduced risk for colorectal cancer than women who did not undergo endoscopy, according to study results published in JAMA Oncology.Additionally, women in whom endoscopy had been initiated between ages 45 and 49 years had a greater decrease in the total number of colorectal cancer cases through age 60 years, researchers noted.“ Colorectal cancer is associated with significant morbidity and mortality in the United States. The overall incidence of colorectal cancer has decreased in recent decades butRead More