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Colon Cancer: New Screening Options and Guidelines

With colon cancer increasingly found in younger patients as well as a leading cause of cancer-related death, Aparajita Singh, MD, MPH, director of the UCSF GI Cancer Prevention Program, offers an important update. She presents the pros and cons of various tests – including Cologuard and advanced options such as CT and capsule colonoscopies – and helps providers assess risk, know when to start (and stop) screening, and be prepared to answer patients’ questions.
 

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Aparajita Singh, MD, MPH.

Aparajita Singh, MD, MPH

Gastroenterologist

Dr. Aparajita Singh is a gastroenterologist with special interests in colon cancer prevention, high-quality colonoscopy and polyp removal. As director of UCSF's gastrointestinal cancer prevention program, she draws on her expertise in ...

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