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Multimedia: UVM Professor Talks to WCAX about Important New Cancer Screening Study

Associate professor and gastroenterologist Rick Zubarik speaks to WCAX about a new study that suggests current screening methods are missing up to ten percent of colorectal cancer cases. As Zubarik explains, the study looked at the effect of being related to someone with signs of colorectal cancer, “and the answer from the study is yes, they are at increased risk for developing or having colorectal cancer.” Watch and read the story…