ACG note:
3/20/2007

While this study spotlights some interesting new science on the role of red wine in colon cancer, ACG experts tout the best strategy to prevent colorectal cancer remains regular screening. Screening tests, such as colonoscopy, can find precancerous polyps so they can be removed before they turn into cancer and have been shown to reduce the risk of developing colon cancer by 75% to 90%. Learn more about CRC screening here.

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