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American Cancer Society recommends screening at age 45 for colon cancer

Colon cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States. American Cancer Society recommends the typical screening age at 45 years old due to an increase within people younger than 50. Billings Clinic gastroenterologist Dr. Eric Nelsen who tells ... read more

Stamford doctor applauds as American Cancer Society cuts recommended screening age for colon cancer

It’s one of the reasons the American Cancer Society (ACS) recently lowered the recommended screening age for those at average risk for colon cancer from 50 to 45. “For a few years we’ve been seeing colon cancer in younger and younger patients ... read more

Recommended age for colorectal cancer screening lowered

Announced on May 30, the American Cancer Society lowered the recommended age for an average risk person to receive colorectal cancer screening from 50 to 45 years old. Colorectal cancer is cancer in the colon or rectum that usually begins as a growth ... read more

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American Cancer Society changes screening guidelines for colon and rectal cancer

(WLUC) - The American Cancer Society has ... in the people who are age 50 and over and not so many in the people aged 45 to 50." Symptoms of colon or rectal cancer can include changes in stools or constipation. Dr. Siemers recommends seeing a doctor ... read more


Colorectal cancer screening should start at 45, not 50, ACS says

The American Cancer Society, responding to a rise in colorectal cancer ... are likely to adopt the new recommendations and begin referring younger patients for screening. But not everyone agrees with a starting age of 45. The U.S. Preventive Services ... read more

Polymedco CDP, LLC. Announces Updated American Cancer Society Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screening

CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y., June 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Cancer Society (ACS) has just changed its guidelines for colorectal cancer screening. The important change is that the recommended age to begin screening has been lowered from 50 to 45 ... read more

American Cancer Society now recommends colorectal cancer screening begin at age 45

The American Cancer Society has updated its colorectal cancer screening guidelines - recommending that someone at "average risk" should start regular screening at the age of 45. Screening doesn't necessarily mean colonoscopy. there are other tests ... read more

AAFP Still Recommends CRC Screening From Age 50 to 75

HealthDay News — In accordance with the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), the American ... Cancer Society (ACS) guideline. The ACS recently released an updated guideline recommending colorectal cancer screening starting at age 45 years for ... read more

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