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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

Wish to live a long life? Get colorectal cancer screening done at 45

TAMPA: Screening for colon cancer should begin earlier, at age 45 instead of 50 ... decided not to recommended in 2016 that colon cancer screening start at 45, saying any additional benefit would be " ... read more

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New guidelines recommend colon cancer screenings to start at 45, not 50

New guidelines released Wednesday recommend American adults start getting colon cancer screenings earlier -- at age 45 instead of 50. The American Cancer Society said it decided to urge earlier screen... 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

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

Marie McCullough covers health and medicine, with a special focus on cancer and women's health issues. “This recommendation will cover many of the people with early onset disease. It will save lives,” ... read more

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