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Grant program boosts colon cancer screening in low-income areas - Healio



Grant program boosts colon cancer screening in low-income areas 
Healio
The American Cancer Society's Community Health Advocates Implementing Nationwide Grants for Empowerment and Equity (CHANGE) grant program effectively increased colorectal cancer screening rates in health centers that serve low-income and underserved ...

 


The One Health Screening You Definitely Need (Regardless of How Healthy You Are) - Reader's Digest



Reader's Digest
 
The One Health Screening You Definitely Need (Regardless of How Healthy You Are) 
Reader's Digest
Early detection is the key to beating colon cancer. Every expert Reader's Digest spoke to stressed the importance of screening for CRC. Screening ?could potentially save more than half of the people who are dying from colorectal cancer,? says Dr ...

 


New strategy aims to improve cancer care supports for Indigenous people - The Province



The Province
 
New strategy aims to improve cancer care supports for Indigenous people 
The Province
?I am so grateful for programs like that,? said Sparrow, speaking at a ceremony on Tuesday on Squamish land announcing a new strategy to improve cancer care and support for Indigenous people. ?Had I never had that mammogram done, I don't know where I ...
BC rolls out new Indigenous-focused cancer strategy Globalnews.ca

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king5.com | 5 New Year's resolutions that are easy to make ? and ... - KING5.com



KING5.com
 
king5.com | 5 New Year's resolutions that are easy to make ? and ... 
KING5.com
Every year, millions of Americans make New Year's resolutions and, by February, about 80 percent of them have already failed.[1] Whether it's a lack of motivation to keep a resolution or simply setting unrealistic expectations, failing to achieve a ...

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Consistently Lower Cancer Survival Rates for Black Patients in US - Scientific American



Scientific American
 
Consistently Lower Cancer Survival Rates for Black Patients in US 
Scientific American
?While colon and rectal cancer survival has improved over time, black men and women continue to have lower survival than white men and women, and survival varied by state,? White told Reuters Health by email. ?This suggests that access to and/or use of ...
Black Men and Women Continue To Have Lower Colon Cancer Survival Rates MedicalResearch.com (blog)
Screening Mammography Has Little Impact on Advanced Cancer Rates Medscape

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What health screenings do elderly people need? - Wichita Eagle



Wichita Eagle
 
What health screenings do elderly people need? 
Wichita Eagle
A bimanual examination, which helps screen for ovarian cancer and a breast exam looking for breast cancer, should be continued every year as part of a well-woman examination. Therefore, it is still important for elderly women to visit their physician ...

 


Chronic Disease Outcomes From Primary Care Population Health Program Implementation - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network



Chronic Disease Outcomes From Primary Care Population Health Program Implementation 
AJMC.com Managed Markets Network
All practices in the network use electronic health records (EHRs) and have utilized a PHM health IT tool, TopCare (SRG Technology),15 for preventive cancer screening since 2011.5 In 2014, this PHM tool was expanded to include registries for patients ...

 


Reaching Young People with the Realities of Colorectal Cancer - GlobeNewswire (press release)



GlobeNewswire (press release)
 
Reaching Young People with the Realities of Colorectal Cancer 
GlobeNewswire (press release)
This holiday season the Colon Cancer Coalition is making the education of adults under 50 about the signs and symptoms of this disease a priority. Now through January 15, 2018, the symptoms of colorectal cancer are being highlighted in 1,624 square ...
QHC HEALTH NOTE: Colorectal cancer screening | The Belleville ... Belleville Intelligencer
In-Vitro Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests Market - Global Industry Insights, Trends, Outlook, and Opportunity ... MENAFN.COM
Pioneering new test could revolutionise bowel cancer screening and diagnosis Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am (press release) (blog)

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The Invention of Prevention - MedPage Today



The Invention of Prevention 
MedPage Today
Although we currently screen for four kinds of cancers -- breast (mammograms), cervical (Pap smears), prostate (PSA), and colorectal cancer (usually colonoscopy) -- on the theory that if we catch them early we can cure them more easily, all except ...

 


Better odds: Lung cancer screening changing trajectory - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal



Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
 
Better odds: Lung cancer screening changing trajectory 
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
... have declined for breast cancer, colon cancer and cervical cancer, lung cancer has been stubbornly high. Each year, lung cancer kills 155,000 to 160,000 people, said Tupelo oncologist Dr. Julian Hill. The five-year survival rate is 17 percent. The ...