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More screening, more lives saved say Cancer Society

The Cancer Society welcome the positive review of the National Bowel Screening Programme released today . “The report confirming that bowel screening is the single most important intervention to reduc... read more

Kaiser Permanente Northern California's colorectal cancer screening program saves lives

The American Cancer Society estimates more than 140,000 new cases will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year, and it's expected to cause more than 50,000 deaths during 2018. Fortunately, regular screenin... read more

Can You Screen for Early Pancreatic Cancer?

A. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States, claiming some 44,330 lives a year, but there is currently no standard screening test that can detect this cancer ... read more

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Colon cancer screening saves lives, but more need to do it

We now understand that colon cancer screening can save your life, and more and more Americans are taking advantage of it.” The report attributes half of the lives saved to an ... according to the Amer... read more


Colorectal Cancer Screening: Guidelines, Options and Risks

In June 2018, the ACS changed its guidelines for colorectal-cancer screenings. Previously, the society had recommended that people have their first screening at age ... "The trade-off is the lives sav... read more

There's Not Enough Proof That Cancer Screening Works, Researchers Say

For more, visit TIME Health. The next time you see a message that urges you to get cancer screening because it “saves lives,” you might want to consider this. In an analysis published in the BMJ, rese... read more

Screening for bowel cancer at 50 is a victory – but you MUST learn the 5 red-flag signs of the disease

This is only the start, we now need to ensure that a comprehensive plan is put in place to roll out screening from 50 ASAP. But, before we get shouting again, I want to say ... is cancer. Because of y... read more

Y Combinator invests in non-invasive breast cancer screening bra EVA

According to a report by the American Cancer Society, an estimated 266,120 women will be newly ... Dense breast tissue, which is more common in younger women and is present in 40 percent of women glob... read more

Bowel cancer screening age in England to be lowered to 50

George Alagiah (@BBCAlagiah) As I prepare for my 24th infusion of chemo next week, delighted to hear that bowel cancer screening will be available at age 50 in England. About time. It will save lives ... read more

Woman, 45, has ‘just days to live’ after smear test missed her cervical cancer tumour

The 45-year-old shoe designer in hospital – but her specialists say there ... an extra 347 lives could be saved every year. Yet it is argued that HPV testing could be more accurate than smear tests fo... read more

Letter: Eric Lamy: More screening for cancer would save countless lives

This group and its partners are striving to meet the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable “80 percent by 2018” initiative. The initiative involves more than 1,500 organizations ... according to the A... read more

Do 45-Year-Olds Really Need Colon Cancer Screening?

Last week, the American Cancer Society changed its recommendations on colon cancer screening ... more sensitive and, of course, far more expensive. The short answers are that we do not have high-quali... read more



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