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OCtober 2, 2015

Penn Medicine Researcher Calls for Changes to Current Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines

Editorial Suggests More Research is Needed to Pinpoint Age to End Aggressive Screening

Screening is the most effective way to reduce the risk of dying from colorectal cancer, yet as a Penn Medicine physician argues in an editorial this week in the journal Gastroenterology, current recommendations to screen older people with a family history of the disease, specifically with colonoscopy every five years, is not justified for most patients. Read more ...

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The unfortunate fact is that the Penn Center for Youth and Family Trauma Response and Recovery meets a need in today's world. Steven J. Berkowitz, M.D., and his team are dedicated to helping children move beyond a horrifying event.

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