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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

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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Blacks Need Early Screening For Cancer

Black men were 10 percent more likely to have been diagnosed with colorectal cancer than white men from 1997 to 2001, according to the American Cancer Society ... screening. Her group's report suggest... read more


Mom, 32, Diagnosed With Colon Cancer Warns Others: ‘Please, Get Screened’

“In that moment, my entire world was changing and I was starting life as a survivor and not ... American Cancer Society this year began advising people to start regular screening at 45. More adults in ... read more

Get Screened Earlier For Colorectal Cancer, Urges American Cancer Society

And the rise is not ... start screening at age 45. NPR's Patti Neighmond has more. PATTI NEIGHMOND, BYLINE: Most doctor groups recommend screenings start at age 50, but times have changed. American Ca... read more



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