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Colon and rectal cancer screenings should start at 45, new guidelines say

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    This change appears to be in response to this finding: "After declining overall from 1970 to 2004, colon and rectal cancer mortality rates among 20- to 54-year-olds in the United States increased...

    This change appears to be in response to this finding:

    "After declining overall from 1970 to 2004, colon and rectal cancer mortality rates among 20- to 54-year-olds in the United States increased by 1% annually from 2004 to 2014, according to a study published last year in the medical journal JAMA."

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