Adherence to colonoscopy recommendations for first-degree relatives of young patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer

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OBJECTIVES Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the United States. The American College of Gastroenterology recommends screening for first-degree relatives of patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer before the age of 50. A colonoscopy is one of the most commonly recommended exams due to its specificity and the possibility to… (More)
DOI: 10.6061/clinics/2015(10)07

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