Posts Tagged: colorectal cancer screening

Colonoscopies can’t wait

When was the last time you saw your dentist or even primary care physician? Millions of patients nationwide have put off key screenings and preventative care appointments over the past year due to COVID-19. Your health is important and taking time to check-in with your body can assist in the early detection of a variety…
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Check on your colon

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States for both men and women combined. This year, approximately 140,000 new cases of CRC will be diagnosed, and 56,000 people will die from the disease. Regular screening is essential and is beneficial for two main reasons: colorectal cancer is preventable…
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Early Age Onset (EAO) colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer starts in your colon or rectum. Often, colon and rectal cancer are grouped together because they have many of the same signs, symptoms and treatments offered. Most colorectal cancer starts as a growth on the inner lining of the colon or rectum in the form of a polyp. As it grows, it can…
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