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Dan Reuland, MD, MPH

An NC Health News report says a health center in Hertford County that is screening patients who can’t afford routine colonoscopies with mail-in kits could make a big difference in Hertford County, which is part of a swath of North Carolina and Virginia Counties with some of the highest rates of colorectal cancer deaths in the country. Dan Reuland, MD, MPH, professor of general medicine and epidemiology, thinks the reasons for the higher death rates are not altogether clear, but he believes factors such as low screening rates contribute to that disparity.

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