CORRECT ANSWER: C

Routine colonoscopy should be avoided because of the risks of colonic perforation; virtual colonoscopy should be avoided because of the use of insufflation, which may also increase such risks.9  Alternative noninvasive measures for cancer screening, such as testing for occult blood, should be considered unless invasive testing is absolutely warranted.  

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