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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...

Colon Cancer Diagnosis Increasing in Younger Adults

Colon Cancer Diagnosis Increasing in Younger Adults

As Colon Cancer Awareness month begins, the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable is celebrating the impact and successes of the 80% by 2018 Initiative to routinely screen 80% of adults 50 and older by 2018. While measuring the progress for this preventable...

Colorectal Cancer Updates and News

Colorectal Cancer Updates and News

Colorectal Cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Screening for CRC is a substantially underused preventive health strategy in the United States. About one-third of those in the recommended age range for colon cancer screening...

Colorectal Cancer Screening News and Updates

Colorectal Cancer Screening News and Updates

Final US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Recommendations for CRC screening released The final USPSTF recommendations for CRC screening were released earlier this week.  You may also find of interest a related JAMA news release and a statement from the American...

American Cancer Society Report on Colorectal Cancer Statistics

Five Ways to Increase Disease Prevention Among Men

In honor of Men’s Health Month, we would like to share activities and resources to promote the importance of preventive health care in maintaining optimal health and ensuring early detection. Listed below are 5 ways to increase disease prevention. 1. Annual Wellness...

Colorectal Cancer Updates and News

Four Essentials for Improving Colorectal Cancer Screenings

Colorectal Cancer (CRC) is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the third leading cause of cancer deaths in both men and women in the United States. Although the incidence of colon cancer has declined significantly over the past ten years; largely due to...

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