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Disparities exist in colorectal cancer screenings, study finds – News-Medical.Net

Patients with one or more health conditions are more likely to be screened for colorectal cancer than those without comorbidities, according to new research in…

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Patients with one or more health conditions are more likely to be screened for colorectal cancer than those without comorbidities, according to new research in the Journal of Osteopathic Medicine. However, patients with five or more health conditions are also less likely to be screened than patients with two to four health conditions.
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. resulting in more than 53,000 deaths each year. Regular colorectal screenings, whether colonoscopy…

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