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Part 3 in a series from the University of Colorado that unpacks the goals of the National Cancer Institute’s National Cancer Plan.
Accelerated progress is needed to achieve Cancer Moonshot goal of cutting the age-adjusted cancer death rate by at least 50% over 25 years.
Celebrities who share their cancer diagnoses may inspire some people while triggering others.
American Cancer Society researchers stress the need to improve access to cancer screenings
Only about half of people who tested positive on a home stool test received a follow-up colonoscopy as recommended.
Compared to a colonoscopy, a fecal test is easy and affordable. But which method is better at finding colon cancer?
The goal is to disrupt what’s considered a dysfunctional market for health care.
Chadwick Boseman, star of the original “Black Panther,” died of colorectal cancer in 2020 at the age of 43.
Despite confusing media coverage of a study relating to colonoscopies, they are an effective tool in reducing colorectal cancer risk.
How colonoscopies are classified makes all the difference for patients’ out-of-pocket costs.
According to a meta-analysis, the tallest individuals, compared with the shortest, had a 24% increased risk of developing colorectal cancer
A new patient navigation program boosted the rate of colonoscopies among Latinos.
When physicians include stool-based testing as an option to patients who don’t want colonoscopies, colorectal cancer screening rates go up.
The early cancer is detected, the easier it is to treat.
New expert guidelines recommend that individuals of average risk for colorectal cancer begin screening exams at 45 instead of 50.
Studies have shown an alarming drop in screenings—and more advanced cancer—during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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