Wellness Wednesday: What You Should Know About At-Home Colon Cancer Tests
The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force recently recommended that colorectal cancer screenings should begin at age 45 instead of 50.
Traditionally those screenings have meant a colonoscopy. But an at-home screening test provides a convenient and far less invasive alternative, and health experts say it’s just as reliable as traditional screenings.
Today on Wellness Wednesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher: what you should know about take-home colon cancer tests.
- Dr. Rachel Issaka, gastroenterologist at the University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
- Dr. Anahi Ortiz, Franklin County Coroner
- Dr. John Ackerman, suicide prevention coordinator for the Center for Suicide Prevention and Research at Nationwide Children's Hospital
- Gretchen Reynolds, columnist for The New York Times Well Blog
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