Recommended 10 Year Interval for Colonoscopies for Most Patients

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Colorectal cancer

Patients with a negative colonoscopy examination have a reduced risk of developing colorectal cancer for more than 10 years, compared to the general population, according to a study in the May 24/31 issue of JAMA.

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer deaths in North America. Screening for