Colonoscopy Is Good, Not Perfect

March 21, 2014 7:47 PM

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Colonoscopy Is Good, Not Perfect

THURSDAY, March 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Colorectal cancer is missed in about 6 percent of colonoscopies, according to a new study.

"Not only did we find that colonoscopy isn't perfect, we discovered a number of factors associated with these 'missed' cancers," study lead author Dr. N. Jewel Samadder, of the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah, said in a university news release.

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