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There is no history of colon cancer in my family. I'm 68 and have had a colonoscioy every 5 years since the e age of 50. Must i continue this.

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Dr. Allan Goldstein
Internal Medicine
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In brief: No

If study negative every 10 years would be safe.
If polyps, more often.

In brief: No

If study negative every 10 years would be safe.
If polyps, more often.
Dr. Allan Goldstein
Dr. Allan Goldstein
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In brief: No

Guidelines call for routine screening to begin at age 50.
If neg and no risk factors, don't need to repeat for 10 yrs. Can stop routine screening at 75.

In brief: No

Guidelines call for routine screening to begin at age 50.
If neg and no risk factors, don't need to repeat for 10 yrs. Can stop routine screening at 75.
Dr. Edward Timmins
Dr. Edward Timmins
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