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4 things to know before your first colonoscopy  Featured
4 things to know before your first colonoscopy
A doctor explains why you don’t need to worry.
More young adults are being diagnosed with colon cancer than ever, experts say 
More young adults are being diagnosed with colon cancer than ever, experts say
Learn how to limit your risk and take preventative measures.
What is an ulcer, and when should you get help?  Featured
What is an ulcer, and when should you get help?
If you’re feeling discomfort, call your doctor.
Biden’s routine colonoscopy echoes benefit of preventive screenings 
Biden’s routine colonoscopy echoes benefit of preventive screenings
President Biden’s potentially pre-cancerous polyp raised awareness of the importance of colonoscopies in those who have had polyps previously.
Some experts now suggest colon screenings at age 45 
Some experts now suggest colon screenings at age 45
Experts say that a significant increase in the incidence of colorectal cancer cases among younger people inspired the change
Here’s the age at which you should be screened for colon cancer, according to new guidelines 
Here’s the age at which you should be screened for colon cancer, according to new guidelines
The recommendation comes after recent data indicated raising rates of the cancer among younger individuals.