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Colonoscopy Guidelines Differ Based on Risk Level

Question: Can we perform a colorectal cancer screening on a 51-year-old patient every year? Or is it every three years? Supercoder.com Subscriber Answer: The answer depends on which type of screening test you perform, and could also involve the patient’s risk level. If you perform the screening using Cologuard on an asymptomatic patient between 50 and 85 years of age at [...]