How Early Is Too Early to Get a Colon Screening? – FiveThirtyEight

Read article - Highlights 2016 research led by H. Gilbert Welch, professor of medicine and of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, that looked at the relationship between colorectal cancer trends and screening and reported "unambiguous 'good news'"—the overall incidence of colorectal cancer had dropped by more than 45 percent since its peak in the mid-1980s, and deaths have dropped, too.