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American Cancer Society lowers recommended age for first colorectal cancer screening

SARANAC LAKE — U.S. adults at average risk of colorectal cancer should undergo screening beginning at age 45, according to recently updated recommendations from the American Cancer Society. Previously ... read more

American Cancer Society recommends earlier colorectal cancer screening

May 30 (Reuters) - The American Cancer Society on Wednesday recommended ... approved for colon cancer screening for people between the ages of 50 and 84, adding that the company would need to run a se... read more

As Colorectal Rates Spike In Younger People, American Cancer Society Now Recommends Screenings Starting At Age 45

The new guidelines, from the American Cancer Society, would extend routine colorectal cancer screening ... said extensive analysis showed that lowering the starting age for screening would save lives. ... read more

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New Guidelines Lower Colon Cancer Screening Age to 45

"I have seen first-hand the dangers of early onset colon cancer ... "I'm thrilled that the American Cancer Society has responded and revised its guidelines, lowering the recommended age to start scree... read more


Harvard doctor explores role of diet in colon cancer risk

With the incidence of colorectal cancer rising among younger adults, the American Cancer Society has lowered its recommended age for first screening from ... at the time of diagnosis. By lowering the ... read more

Colon Cancer Is Affecting Our Black Men, What You Need To Know About The Disease

Although most times colon cancer ... screening is the first step towards Black men lowering their risk. The American College of Gastroenterologists recommends Black men be screened starting at age ... read more

Seeking a culprit behind rise in colon cancer among younger adults

As the American Cancer Society lowers its recommended age for first colon cancer screening, Dana Farber's Kimmie Ng discusses the role of diet and lifestyle in the disease's rise among patients under ... read more

Get Screened Earlier For Colorectal Cancer, Urges American Cancer Society

"There was limited data on screening people under age 50," Owens says. The new American Cancer ... should be screened. A first colon cancer screening does not have to be a colonoscopy. In its new reco... read more

Considerations in the Care of Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer: The Value Imperative

This article discusses ways in which the oncologist can incorporate value into the management of patients with lung cancer and comply with the underlying principles of the Choose Wisely Campaign, as w... read more

Health Tip: If You're 45 or Older, Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer

The American Cancer Society's new colorectal cancer screening guidelines recommend that people at average risk start screening at age 45. That's a drop of five years from the former guidelines, which ... read more

American Cancer Society recommends earlier colorectal cancer screening

(Reuters) - The American Cancer Society on Wednesday recommended ... currently approved for colon cancer screening for people between the ages of 50 and 84, adding that the company would need to run a ... read more



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