All Americans Should Begin Colorectal Cancer Screening at Age 45, According to New Guidelines; Previous Age Was 50

Updated May 19th, 2021

All Americans Should Begin Colorectal Cancer Screening at Age 45, According to New Guidelines; Previous Age Was 50

As colorectal cancer cases are rising amongst younger people, The United States Preventive Services Task Force has recommended screenings begin at 45 as opposed to 50.

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