Going Vegetarian to Cut Colon Cancer Risk

By Len Canter
HealthDay Reporter

TUESDAY, Sept. 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There’s no disputing the fact that regular colonoscopies, now suggested to start at age 45 for those with an average risk of colorectal cancer, can help prevent the disease by finding — and removing — precancerous growths.

And a study of 77,000 adults published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that you can also lower your risk of this cancer by making changes in your diet right now, whatever your age.

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