Study: Cancer screening rates drop over past 10 years

3:34 PM, Dec 28, 2012   |    comments
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The school compared screening rates for the most common types of cancers with the screening rates of cancer survivors.

They discovered, when it comes to government recommendations, screenings are down for all cancers, except colorectal.

Researchers attribute some of the decline to ongoing disagreements over screening guidelines and a drop in insurance rates.

American Cancer Society statistics show more than a million people in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer every year.

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