New colorectal cancer screening guidance; crowd-sourcing STD diagnosis

Thursday, November 7, 2019

ACP: Low-risk adults aged 50-75 should undergo regular screening for colorectal cancer

By Michele Sullivan

New guidance statement says the best test is the one that patients and clinicians agree fits individual needs.

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