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American Cancer Society has new guidelines for colorectal cancer screenings

Now, the American Cancer Society (ACS) is advising Americans as young as 45 to undergo a colorectal cancer screening, down from the previously recommended age of 50. Colorectal cancer screening includ... read more

Exact Sciences Applauds American Cancer Society's Updated Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines to Include People Age 45-49

Cologuard is already one of the American Cancer Society's recommended colorectal cancer screening tests." Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States 1 and the ... read more

The American Cancer Society Just Changed Its Guidelines Around Colorectal Cancer Screenings

Millions of Americans may book an extra doctor’s appointment this year, thanks to updated guidelines from the American Cancer Society (ACS). The ACS is now recommending that adults at average risk of ... read more

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Too much TV may raise odds for early-onset colon cancer

Last year, the American Cancer Society altered its colon cancer screening guidelines. The ACS’ recommended age for first colonoscopy was lowered to 45, not 50 as in prior guidelines. One expert unconn... read more


American Cancer Society updates colorectal cancer screening guideline

An updated American Cancer Society guideline says ... and prior screening history. Clinicians should discourage individuals over age 85 from continuing colorectal cancer screening. The recommended opt... read more

Colon Cancer Screening Controversy. Here's What All The Debate Is About.

Here’s what most medical experts agree on: People 50 and older should be screened for colon cancer. Here’s what is more controversial: Whether that screening should start, routinely, at age 45. Recent... read more

Too Much TV Raises Women's Odds for Early-Onset Colon Cancer: Study

Responding to these trends, last year the American Cancer Society altered its colon cancer screening guidelines. The ACS' recommended age for first colonoscopy was lowered to 45, not 50 as in prior gu... read more

American Cancer Society recommends earlier colorectal cancer screening

(Reuters) - The American Cancer Society on Wednesday recommended that people at average risk of colorectal cancer start regular screening at the age of 45 rather than at 50, at a time when studies sho... read more

American Cancer Society urges colon cancer screening starting at 45, not 50

The American Cancer Society on Wednesday recommended that people start screening tests for colorectal cancer at age 45, rather than 50, a change prompted by rising rates of the disease among younger p... read more

15 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Your Cancer Risk Factors

To help you figure out what questions you should bring up at your next checkup, we asked doctors about what are the best things ... you're between the age of 45 to 50, the American Cancer Society reco... read more

Early Warning Signs of Colon Cancer

The American Cancer Society reports ... you as to whether continued screening makes sense. People over age 85 are not recommended to continue having regular colorectal cancer screening. read more



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