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House Call: Colon cancer screening recommendations change

MURPHYSBORO -- The American Cancer Society recommends that people at average risk* of colorectal cancer start regular screening at age 45. This can be done either with a sensitive test that looks for ... read more

American Cancer Society cuts recommended screening age for colon cancer

Early detection is the key when it comes to battling most cancers. But with colorectal cancer, timely screenings could actually prevent cancer from developing. It’s one of the reasons the American Can... read more

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

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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


Colorectal cancer screening should start at age 45, not 50, American Cancer Society says

The American Cancer Society, responding to a rise in colorectal cancer rates among younger ... said extensive analysis showed that lowering the starting age for screening would save lives. The recomme... read more

Colon and Rectal Cancer Screenings Should Start at Younger Age, New American Cancer Society Guidelines Say

If you’re in your mid-40s and haven’t had your colon ... and recommendations from organizations such as the American Cancer Society to understand when preventive screenings are needed. “Whether or not ... read more

Colorectal Cancer Screenings Should Start at 45, New American Cancer Society Guidelines Say

The American Cancer Society ... Colorectal cancer screening should continue through age 75. After that, you’ll need to discuss what makes the most sense for you with your doctor. No one needs to scree... 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

New Guidelines Lower Colon Cancer Screening Age to 45

"I'm thrilled that the American Cancer Society has responded and revised its guidelines, lowering the recommended age to start screening to 45." Just last year, an ACS study found that since the mid-1... read more

PolypDx™ Offered After American Cancer Society Lowers Recommended Age for Colorectal Cancer Screening

According to the American Cancer Society, the colon cancer death rate in this country could be cut in half if Americans followed recommended screening guidelines. Currently 1 in 3 adults, over age 50, ... read more

Recommended Age for Colon Cancer Screening will decrease-Cleveland Clinic's Digestive Diseases Prediction for 2018

Dr.Conor Delaney,MD,Ph.D. ,chairman of Cleveland Clinic's Digestive Diseases and Surgery Institute rated #2 in USA Prediction for 2018: The recommended age for Colon Cancer Screening will decrease. Am... 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



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