Regular primary care visits linked to reduced colon cancer risk

10/1/2013 | HealthDay News

An analysis of data on more than 190,000 Medicare beneficiaries found that those who made five to 10 primary care visits from 1994 to 2005 were 6% less likely to develop colorectal cancer than those who had one visit or none. Regular primary care was associated with lower all-cause death rates, researchers reported in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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