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Take-home colon cancer screening kits available at Jackson County Health Department flu clinics - The Southern



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Take-home colon cancer screening kits available at Jackson County Health Department flu clinics 
The Southern
Those most at risk for developing the cancer have had colorectal polyps or cancer; have a family history of colorectal polyps or colorectal cancer; have inflammatory bowel syndrome, Crohn's syndrome or ulcerative colitis; or have a genetic syndrome.

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Life-saving colon cancer screening response rate stuck at 30 per cent - TheChronicleHerald.ca



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Life-saving colon cancer screening response rate stuck at 30 per cent 
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Nova Scotia's colon cancer screening program has likely saved thousands of lives since it was introduced provincewide six years ago. That's despite the fact only about 30 per cent of people who receive FIT (fecal immunochemical test) kits actually do ...

 


Carmel worman looks to saves by increasing colon cancer ... - RTV6 - WRTV Indianapolis



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Carmel worman looks to saves by increasing colon cancer ... - RTV6 
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The "Get Your Rear in Gear" 5K run/walk to raise money and increase colon cancer screening will take place at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis on Oct. 14.
Phone calls work better to remind people about colon cancer ... Medical Xpress
Calls beat texts, letters as colon cancer screening reminders - Healio Healio

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Need Cancer Screening? Where You Work Matters - Anti Aging News



Anti Aging News
 
Need Cancer Screening? Where You Work Matters 
Anti Aging News
"Workers employed at smaller organizations had substantially lower breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening rates" compared to people working at larger corporations or organizations, American Cancer Society (ACS) researchers reported. And ...
GUEST VIEW: Breast density can determine risk for breast cancer Niagara Gazette

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?Exact Sciences: Revolution in Colon Cancer Screening - Equities.com (blog)



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?Exact Sciences: Revolution in Colon Cancer Screening 
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Exact's Cologuard colon cancer screening test (which uses DNA from the stool) is non-invasive and can be done from the home (both of which dramatically boost customer compliance compared to colonoscopies) and has proven to have solid results in ...
Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) Given Buy Rating at Robert W. Baird Week Herald
Exact Sciences Corporation - EXAS - Stock Price Today - Zacks Zacks Investment Research

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Colon Cancer Screening Saves Lives - Covington News



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Colon Cancer Screening Saves Lives 
Covington News
But, when detected in its early stages during a colonoscopy, colon cancer is one of the most highly treatable and preventable cancers. In fact, research has shown that many colon cancer deaths could have been prevented with a screening colonoscopy.

 


Best colon cancer screening is 'the one that gets done' - Healio



Best colon cancer screening is 'the one that gets done' 
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ORLANDO ? Despite the wide variety in guidelines for colorectal cancer, an expert at the Postgraduate Course prior to the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG 2017 said the best screening is 'the one that gets done.' ?There are a number of ...

 


No replacement for B.C. colon cancer screening tests ? yet ... - Vancouver Sun



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No replacement for B.C. colon cancer screening tests ? yet ... 
Vancouver Sun
The B.C. Cancer Agency said Wednesday it will not yet seek a new supplier of early detection colon cancer tests until it has exhausted efforts to resolve ...
Raising awareness of colon cancer at the Undy Run/Walk NY1

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Colon cancer screening test suspended due to manufacturing defect ... - Vancouver Sun



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Colon cancer screening test suspended due to manufacturing defect ... 
Vancouver Sun
The cancer agency says labs that handle the stool kits spotted a manufacturer problem with a liquid reagent used in the analysis of stool samples.
BC Cancer Agency suspends early colon cancer screening test Straight.com
Colon cancer screening kits available | Local News Stories ... Sidney Herald Leader
Colorectal cancer screening rates subject of roundtable | Danville ... GoDanRiver.com

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Health Take-Away: Get checked for colon cancer - Berkshire Eagle



Health Take-Away: Get checked for colon cancer 
Berkshire Eagle
I've learned the sad way, through both professional and personal experience, that people who refuse to get colorectal screenings and colonoscopies out of squeamishness or sheer embarrassment run the deadly risk of not finding out they have colon cancer ...