Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Director's Comments: Colonoscopy Effectiveness

Listen to the NLM Director's Comments on colonoscopy effectiveness. The transcript is also available.

A colonoscopy helps detect cancer on the left side of the colon. But a recent Canadian study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, unexpectedly found colonoscopies are less effective at cancer screening on the colon's right side...


[Source: What's New on MedlinePlus]

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