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45 is the new 50!

 

By Ashlyn Seeley Everett, M.D., radiation oncologist at Alliance Cancer Care If you are 45 years or older, the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force now recommends you to have annual colorectal screening.  In 2021, the screening age was lowered from age 50 to age 45 due to an increased number of colorectal cancer cases in […]

 

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Cancer Screen Week 2021

 

  In 2021, more than 1.9 million Americans were expected to be diagnosed with cancer – and early detection remains our best bet for treatment.1  View the Cancer Screening Factsheet to discover which common cancers can be potentially diagnosed early through preventive screening and learn when you should consider getting screened.Source: www.CancerScreenWeek.org REFERENCES1.  American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts […]

 

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Cancer Screen Week 2020

 

 

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National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

 

March is officially designated as National Colon Cancer Awareness Month.  It is a month where colorectal cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, and advocates throughout the country join together to spread colon cancer awareness by wearing blue, holding fundraising and education events, talking to friends and family about screenings, and much more. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer […]

 

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