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Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates Increase in North Dakota

Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates Increase in North Dakota

State-by-state colorectal cancer screening rates for 2016 are now available from CDC. The percentage of adults aged 50 to 75 who reported being up to date with CRC screening in the United States increased from 65.5% in 2012 to 67.3% in 2016. The states having the...

New Colorectal Cancer Screening Recommendation Issued

New Colorectal Cancer Screening Recommendation Issued

      The American Cancer Society (ACS) recently released a new colorectal cancer screening guideline, published in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. The new guideline recommends that adults at average risk for colorectal cancer start regular...

North Dakota Cancer Survivors Share their Personal Stories

North Dakota Cancer Survivors Share their Personal Stories

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colon cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. It is also one of the most preventable. This March, we continue to encourage men and women 50 and older to make getting...

Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln Receives National Award

Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln Receives National Award

The National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT), an organization co-founded by the American Cancer Society and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, honored Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln with a national achievement award recognizing community...

Momentum Open Doors for Improving Colorectal Cancer Screening

Momentum Open Doors for Improving Colorectal Cancer Screening

Colorectal cancer is preventable when individuals are screened. The National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT) began a quality improvement movement to save lives by setting an ambitious goal for 80% of adults aged 50 and older to be regularly screened for...

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...

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