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American Cancer Society gives new colonoscopy recommendations

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Colon cancer is the third most common cancer behind lung cancer and breast cancer. Normally people over the age of 70 have been the most susceptible now it's starting * to ... read more

American Cancer Society has new guidelines for colorectal cancer screenings

Colon and rectal (colorectal cancer) is the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Now, the American Cancer Society (ACS ... “Earlier screening gives us an opportunity to ... read more

ACR: Virtual Colonoscopy Can Attract Younger Americans to Follow New American Cancer Society Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines

"Insurers should recognize the new American Cancer Society Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines and provide full coverage for virtual colonoscopy and the other ACS-recommended screening exams for ... read more

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

The American Cancer Society ... colon and rectal cancers will increase by 90 percent and 124 percent, respectively, for patients 20 to 34 years old. Andrea Cercek, an oncologist at Memorial Sloan ... read more


Colorectal cancer screening should start at 45, new guidelines say

NEW YORK — New guidelines released Wednesday recommend most U.S. adults start colon cancer screening earlier, at age 45 instead of 50. The American Cancer Society's advice puts ... third doctor and ... read more

Cancer Society Now Says Screening for Colon and Rectal Cancer Should Begin at Age 45 — Not 50

The American Cancer Society has issued new guidelines that now says that screening for colon and rectal cancer should begin at age 45, not 50, as was previously recommended. The new guidelines were ... read more

New guidelines: Colon and rectal cancer screenings should start at 45

If you’re in your mid-40s and haven’t had your colon checked ... disease,” said Dr. Richard Wender, chief cancer control officer at the American Cancer Society, who oversaw the development of the new ... read more

The American Cancer Society Wants You to Start Colorectal Cancer Screening Earlier

Now, the American Cancer Society ... A colonoscopy, a procedure where a doctor inserts a fiber-optic instrument through your anus to examine your colon, is considered the best test for colorectal ... read more

Y-98’s Paul Cook diagnosed with colon cancer at 45 – The same age set for new guidelines

He is now a colon cancer survivor. Earlier this week, the American Cancer Society issued new guidelines for colorectal cancer screening ... to then having polyps and then developing cancer, this gives ... read more

Colon and rectal cancer screenings should start at 45, new guidelines say

If you're in your mid-40s and haven't had your colon checked ... this disease," said Dr. Richard Wender, chief cancer control officer at the American Cancer Society, who oversaw the development of the ... read more

Colorectal cancer screenings should start at 45, new guidelines say

Those at higher risk include African Americans, Alaska Natives, and people with a family history or a personal history of colon ... chief cancer control officer at the American Cancer Society, who ... read more



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