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August 30, 2014 2:13 PM

Colonoscopy is best line of defense against colorectal cancer

Many people cringe when their doctor recommends they get a colonoscopy after their 50th birthday. But the simple procedure can literally be a life saver. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States, affecting one in 18 people, but it’s largely preventable through screening and early treatment.

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