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March 4, 2024

Understanding Colorectal Cancer Screening: A Simple Guide

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Colorectal cancer screening can save lives by catching cancer early.  Let’s explore why it’s important, who should get screened, and the different screening methods. Colorectal cancer starts in the colon or rectum, usually from polyps.  Screening helps find these polyps before they turn into cancer. Who Should Get Screened: Most people should start screening around […]

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February 28, 2023

Colon Cancer Awareness Month

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March is colorectal cancer awareness month. According to the World Health Organization, colon cancer is the third most common cancer in males and the second most common cancer in females.  There are over 150,000 new cases of colon cancer every year. Colon cancer risk increases after age 40. Risk factors for colon cancer include:  genetics […]

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