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CDC: Colonoscopies Are Worth It
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The Center for Disease Control says that fewer people are getting colon cancer and fewer people are dying from it as well, thanks in part to higher screening rates.
From 2003 to 2007, the rate of colon cancer dropped by 3.4% per year, while the death rate dropped by 3% a year, according to the report. That adds up to about 66,000 fewer cases and 32,000 fewer deaths than expected.
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