Colonoscopy May Reduce Advanced Cancer Risk By 70%

March 6, 2013

In continuing coverage, Medical News Today and RTT News report that a new study from the Annals of Internal Medicine reveals colonoscopy screening reduces the risk of advanced colorectal cancer by about 70 percent in average-risk adults. Led by Chyke Doubeni, MD, MPH, presidential associate professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, the study provides proof to current medical suggestions that people of average-risk can reduce their probability of being diagnosed with advanced colorectal cancer (CRC) in either the right or left side of the colon after receiving a screening colonoscopy.

Medical News Today article