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

Most people should start screening tests for colon and rectal cancers at age 45, rather than waiting for age 50, as long recommended, the American Cancer Society said Wednesday. The group said the ini... read more

Get Screened Earlier For Colorectal Cancer, Urges American Cancer Society

Colorectal ... cancer screening starting at age 50. But the American Cancer Society this week changed its advice and is recommending that screening start five years earlier. "There is compelling evide... read more

If Average Risk, Begin Colon Cancer Screening at 45 instead of 50

The American Cancer Society (ACS) recently updated its guidelines for colon and rectal cancer screening, recommending that adults at average risk get screened starting ... urges patients with normal r... read more

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American Cancer Society lowers bowel screening age to 45

Rates of colorectal cancer have surged by more than 50 percent in people under 50, prompting the American Cancer Society to lower the screening age to 45 in its new guidelines ... risk of cancer and h... read more


Recommendations for cancer screening are under review

Screening should begin at age 50, the college says. Special cases: African Americans should start screening for colorectal cancer at age 45, according ... 50 and up. The American Urological Assn. and ... read more

It's Cancer Prevention Month, 8 tips to help ward off cancer

"Outside of not ... at 50. And mammograms for women over 50, according to the government's latest guidelines. Though The American Cancer Society recommends regularly scheduled mammograms at 45. Even w... read more

Gazette opinion: Get checked, get screened, get answers

Not him ... U.S. adults should start getting screened earlier — at age 45 instead of the previously recommended 50. The American Cancer Society took the step after a new round of research revealed a s... read more

In the field: Doctors urge patients to get screened for colorectal cancer

More than 90,000 Americans will be diagnosed with colon cancer and another 40,000 with rectal cancer this year; more than 50,000 will die from the disease, according to the American Cancer Society ... ... read more

Young Polk sheriff's deputy loses long fight with colon cancer

March was Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a coincidence not ... Screening colonoscopies aren’t recommended routinely for most people until they reach age 50, but the American College of Gastroenter... read more

Cancer group says colon screening should start at 45, not 50

NEW YORK – New guidelines released Wednesday recommend U.S. adults start colon cancer screening earlier, at age 45 instead of 50. The American Cancer ... that link coverage to the cancer society guide... read more

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

Most people should start screening tests for colon and rectal cancers at age 45, rather than waiting for age 50, as long recommended, the American Cancer Society said Wednesday. The group said that th... read more



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