Doctors: Women Need Colon Cancer Screenings, Too

She noted that the peak incidence of colon cancer occurs at an earlier age in men than in women. That means that with a one-time sigmoidoscopy screening, the age at which women were screened may have been too early to spot those who would go on to develop colon cancer, Bibbins-Domingo theorized.

Source : https://health.usnews.com/health-care/articles/2018-04-24/common-colon-cancer-screen-may-help-men-more-than-women

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