The value of colonoscopy is clear, Couric writes

07/1/2013 | Huffington Post, The

A recent New York Times article on the cost of health care in the U.S. will have unintended, devastating consequences if people forgo life-saving colonoscopies as a result, writes journalist and colorectal cancer screening advocate Katie Couric, who lost her husband to the disease nine months after the condition was diagnosed, when doctors found a large tumor. "Colorectal cancer remains the second-leading cancer killer of men and women combined in the U.S., and about 22 million people who should be screened haven't been, or their screenings are not up to date in accordance with the suggested guidelines," she writes.

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