Colonoscopy age guidelines lowered to 45 years old

In an interview with Arizona PBS Dr. Toufic Kachaamy, Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) Program Director, Interventional Gastroenterology & Medical Director of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy at CTCA Phoenix, discusses new guidelines for colorectal cancer screening, which suggest screenings should begin at age 45, five years earlier than previously recommended.

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