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Wellness Wednesday: What You Should Know About At-Home Colon Cancer Tests

Group Health colon cancer kit with directions.
Gil Aegerter
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Group Health colon cancer kit with directions.

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.

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