Study: Polyps linked to cancer more common in men

11/2/2006 | Forbes

Polyps linked to colon cancer are 73% more common in men than in women, according to a new study. The findings prompted researchers to suggest that women could delay colorectal cancer screenings until a later age than men, but some experts disagreed with the suggestion, saying it would be harmful to send the message that "we don't have to worry about women."

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