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Colon cancer screening starting at age 45

Dr. Brenda Hoffman

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Brenda Hoffmanabout recent increases in colon cancer in adults in the 40’s and younger, plus new recommendations for colon cancer screening starting at age 45. Dr. Hoffman is a gastroenterologist and interim director of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at MUSC.

Bobbi Conner has been producing and hosting public radio programs for over 30 years. She was the longtime host of the national Parents Journal public radio program. Conner has lived in the Charleston area for over twenty years.