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Doctors recommend a colonoscopy every 10 years beginning at age 50. It should be done earlier and more frequently if you had a parent, sibling or child with colorectal cancer. (Image: Thinkstock)

Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Are You a Higher Risk for Colorectal Cancer? Most people know doctors recommend a colonoscopy at age 50 to screen for colorectal cancers. What they might not realize is that earlier screening may be necessary if they have a family history of colorectal cancer or other disease
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A patient receiving chemotherapy. (Photo: Burger/Phanie/Rex)

Cause & Effect

Clearing Confusion Around Cancer Causes Lots of things have been associated with higher risks of developing certain cancers. But there are very few things that have been proven to have a cause-and-effect relationship. “For 99 percent of people who get cancer – especially adults –
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