Increased colon-cancer screening prevented 66,000 colon-cancer cases and saved 32,000 lives between 2003 and 2007, according to a new report this week from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But those numbers could be even better: roughly a third of U.S. adults between the ages of 50 and 75 still arent up to date with their screening.
Find out what to expect during a colon screening, and see our tips on getting through the before, after, and during of the procedure.
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