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Posted by: Elise | 2010-02-04

colon cancer

Dear Doctor,

Should a woman after the age of 50 be screened for colon cancer even if there is no family history of colon cancer?

If so, should it be a stool test or a colonoscopy?

Thanks,

E

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Hallo Elise
If there is no family history or any suspicious symptoms a stool test will be sufficient. It is good to start screening for colon cancer after 50.
Dr Bets

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Posted by: cyberdoc | 2010-02-05

Hallo Elise
If there is no family history or any suspicious symptoms a stool test will be sufficient. It is good to start screening for colon cancer after 50.
Dr Bets

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