Younger age at screening links to lower CRC incidence

Younger age at screening links to lower CRC incidence

Endoscopy in patients aged younger than 50 years decreased the incidence of colorectal cancer, according to study estimates reported at Digestive Disease Week.“In contrast to an overall decline in CRC incidence in the U.S., there has been a dramatic increase in the incidence of CRC among younger adults. … Recently, the American Cancer Society and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force updated recommendations to initiate CRC screening at age 45 years, primarily based on modeling studies accounting for the growing CRC incidence among younger adults,” Wenjie Ma, D.Sc., clinicalRead More

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