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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.
The Colon Cancer Foundation seeks new ways to keep people free from colorectal cancer. An interview with the new president, Cindy Borassi.
Patients prescribed meds to lower their blood pressure were less likely to develop this cancer years after a negative colonoscopy.
Screening appointments for cervix, colon and breast cancer are down between 86% and 94%.
What’s the best time to start these important cancer screenings?
As an 8-year-old, I struggled to comprehend my father’s cancer diagnosis.
Screening rates for breast, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancer are still below public health targets.
Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States.
Baystate Noble Hospital in Springfield insists that the risk of infection is “low, [but] it is not zero.”
If you’re turning 50 this year, you may want to consider adding a colorectal cancer screening to your New Year to-do list.
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