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American Cancer Society Says To Begin Colon Cancer Screening At 45, Not 50. Here's Why

The American Cancer Society recommends you should begin screening for colon cancer at an earlier age. For a long time, that was 50. Now, it’s 45 ... decreasing the age in which we start screening. Why ... 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

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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"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


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

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

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



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