Colonoscopy not a test to be skipped to save money

04/25/2009 | Winston-Salem Journal (N.C.)

The economy has people wondering if they can put off some health care screenings to save money, but experts say a colonoscopy should not be skipped because it's a potentially life-saving test. Physicians at Digestive Health Specialists in Winston-Salem, N.C., found one case of colon cancer and nine cases of precancerous polyps among 50 people they saw during a recent free screening clinic.

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