The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force recently recommended that colorectal cancer screenings should begin at age 45 instead of 50.
Traditionally those screenings have meant a colonoscopy. But an at-home screening test provides a convenient and far less invasive alternative, and health experts say it's just as reliable as traditional screenings.
Today on Wellness Wednesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher: what you should know about take-home colon cancer tests.
Dr. Rachel Issaka, gastroenterologist at the University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Dr. Anahi Ortiz, Franklin County Coroner
Dr. John Ackerman, suicide prevention coordinator for the Center for Suicide Prevention and Research at Nationwide Children's Hospital
Gretchen Reynolds, columnist for The New York Times Well Blog