African Americans should have Colonoscopy Screening at a Younger Age

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Last Modified: May 8, 2012

Question:

I recently heard that the screening age for African Americans to get a colonoscopy is starting at age 45. Why is it not 50 like other people?

Answer:

This question and answer was part of the OncoLink Brown Bag Chat Series. View the entire transcript from the Focus on GI Cancers webchat.

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