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New guidelines from the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology urge people with a history of colorectal cancer in their immediate family to start screening earlier and get more frequent checks for the disease. People whose parents, children or siblings have been diagnosed with colorectal cancer are encouraged to get screened between ages 40 and 50, or 10 years earlier than the age at which their relative was diagnosed, whichever comes first. Read more in a story from The Globe and Mail.