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  • 07.14.11

    New cancers in the family may merit extra screening

    Reuters | Frederik Joelving

    Keeping your doctor up-to-date on cancers in your family could put you on the fast track to screening tests, according to a study that takes a new stab at personalizing preventive medicine. Researchers found that from age 30 to age 50, the number of people who would be candidates for early colon cancer screening based on family history jumped from two to seven percent.

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