New York Times Cites Scripps Expert on Colorectal Cancer Screening

Williamson Strum, MD, explains strategies for prevention and early detection

Scripps Health expert quoted in New York Times article on colorectal cancer screening.

The New York Times cited Scripps Clinic gastroenterologist Williamson Strum, MD, in a recent article about the need for greater public participation in colorectal cancer screening. The article makes note of a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine, in which Dr. Strum points out that between 20 and 50 percent of Americans have adenomas of the colon, the benign growths from which most colorectal cancers arise.


Read the New York Times article: A Teachable Moment on the Need for Colon Cancer Screening.

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