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It Takes a Village….Colorectal Cancer Screening and Prevention

It Takes a Village….Colorectal Cancer Screening and Prevention

Thanks to the care team at Bryan Health in Lincoln, Nebraska and efforts of the Lancaster County Crusade Against Cancer, Lon Sorenson is now cancer free. The Lancaster County Crusade Against Cancer is a partnership of community agencies, organizations and volunteers...

Three Steps to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Three Steps to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network (QIN) partnered with organizations from eight communities across the four-state region to host viewing sites for American Cancer Society's Vice President of Cancer Control Intervention Dr. Durado Brooks' live presentation...

From Taboo Topic to Dinner Conversation: Colorectal Cancer Screening

From Taboo Topic to Dinner Conversation: Colorectal Cancer Screening

The 80% by 2018 Initiative led by the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT), American Cancer Society (ACS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has helped turn colorectal cancer screening from a taboo topic to part of the dinner conversation. ...

Share Family History to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Share Family History to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Families share most everything, from the leftovers in the refrigerator to their very DNA. Understanding family health history can prevent colorectal cancer and save a life.  Risk factors, screening options and family health history all impact decisions related to the...

Balancing Patient-Centered Care with Healthcare Costs

Balancing Patient-Centered Care with Healthcare Costs

Healthcare professionals face the challenges of promoting prevention in an acute care and treatment culture, while also navigating the change to value-based payment. In addition, patient satisfaction and the resulting health outcomes impact the healthcare...

Promoting Physical Activity Where You Live, Work and Play

Promoting Physical Activity Where You Live, Work and Play

The National Physical Activity Plan (NPAP) is engaging state and community leaders to document and share successful physical activity and chronic disease plans across the nation. This catalog of plans will contribute to the unified effort needed to achieve their...

American Cancer Society Report on Colorectal Cancer Statistics

American Cancer Society Report on Colorectal Cancer Statistics

The American Cancer Society (ACS) released a 2017 Colorectal Cancer (CRC) report that found dramatic reductions in overall CRC incidence and mortality, but also striking disparities by age, race and tumor subsite remain. That’s according to the latest publication...

Funding Valuable Colorectal Cancer Screening Navigation

Funding Valuable Colorectal Cancer Screening Navigation

The process of receiving healthcare services can be complicated and confusing. Colorectal cancer screening often requires appointment confirmation, transportation, medication and, everyone's favorite, bowel preparation. Receiving assistance from a screening...

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