Screening for Colorectal Cancer Can Save Your Life – Making Sense of Your Options

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Recent news reports have caused confusion about recommendations for colorectal cancer screening. “Media reports inaccurately implied colonoscopies are ineffective at reducing colorectal cancer deaths,” said Dr. Paul Limburg, Chief Medical Officer of Exact Sciences, the maker of Cologuard®. “Those headlines glossed over the finding that colorectal cancer mortality risk was estimated to be cut in half for people who completed their screening colonoscopy.”1

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