Experts recommend lowering age for colon cancer screenings to 45

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – This week, the US Preventative Task Force – the nation’s leading panel for medical guidance – submitted a draft recommendation that adults should start screening for colorectal cancer routinely starting at age 45, rather than 50. This recommendation comes two months after Hollywood actor Chadwick Boseman of Black Panther fame lost his life to Colon Cancer at just 43 years.

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