Colonoscopy or FIT? Doctors Disagree

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Until recently, doctors in America urged most of their patients – starting at age 50 – to undergo a colonoscopy to detect colon cancer.

But that is no longer the case.

Many are now recommending that testing start at 45, unless a family history or health issue warranted a test at an earlier age. And there are good reasons why those much younger should take an inexpensive at-home test which one can buy for $24.99 on Amazon without a prescription.

Colon cancer is increasing in younger people.

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