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Colonoscopy Screening May Not Be as Effective as Previously Thought, But Still Saves Lives

Photo: Getty Images Fast Facts A new, widely-covered study called into question the real-world benefits of colonoscopy screening for colorectal cancer. Though colonoscopy was still found to be beneficial in preventing and reducing deaths from the disease, it was not as helpful as previously thought. Healthcare providers maintain that colonoscopy …

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