Hope for the scope-prone

Hannon, Kerry; Rubin, Rita
April 1993
U.S. News & World Report;4/12/93, Vol. 114 Issue 14, p70
Announces that people who get polyps won't have to go through follow-up colonoscopies as often thanks to a new study in last week's `New England Journal of Medicine.' Doctors' recommendations in past; Cost of colonoscopy; Details of study.


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