MedWatch Today: Colon cancer screenings recommended for younger patients

Med Watch Today

Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers in the United States, and though we think only those around the age of 50 should be screened, doctors are advising people even younger undergo a colon cancer screening.

We sat down with gastroenterologist Dr. Abhishek Gulati who shares with us a disturbing new trend he’s noticed in his own practice, of younger patients getting diagnosed with colon cancer.

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