Published in Women's Health Weekly, November 28th, 2002
Although it is thought that women may develop colorectal polyps later than do men, a new study presented at the 67th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology suggests there is no evidence to support revising the screening guideline from age 50 to age 60 for women.
An analysis of data from 1328 consecutive women who had a screening colonoscopy for colorectal cancer revealed that the proportion of women in their fifties who had polyps was nearly as high as the proportion of women in...
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