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insurance coverage for ct colonography increases likelihood of screening

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insurance coverage for ct colonography increases likelihood of screening

oak brook, ill. - people with insurance policies that cover ct colonography for colorectal cancer screening are almost 50 percent more likely to get screened than those whose policies don't cover the procedure, according to a new study appearing online in the journal radiology.colorectal cancer kills 50,000 people each year, despite the existence of screening methods that provide early detection and treatment of the disease. the american cancer society recommends ct colonography as one of the screening tests that can find both pre-cancerous polyps and cancer in people age 50 or older, but insurers have been slow to cover it. ct colonography, also known as virtual colonoscopy, uses ct imagi...