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Colon Cancer Plunges 30%

Thanks to a tripled rate of colonoscopies, the rate of colon cancer has fallen 30 percent in the past decade for Amerians over 50. A report published in the journal Cancer on Monday shows the correlation between increased screenings and the falling rates of colon cancer. The disease is the third-most deadly cancer in the U.S., and an estimated 50,000 people will die from it this year, according to the American Cancer Society.