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Posts for: March, 2014

By Peninsula Gastrointestinal Specialists
March 21, 2014
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Terry Harmon, of Grand Forks, N.D., was reluctant to have a colonoscopy at age 50, as he wasn't experiencing any symptoms of cancer, but added he now tells people to get screened.  Colonoscopy caught his colorectal cancer in time for a successful surgery to remove it.  "One day of your life could save
your life," he said.

Jamestown Sun (N.D.)

Colonscopy credited with lowering colon cancer rates:
American Cancer Society reported a 30% decrease in colon cancer cases over the past decade among adults over the age of 50 and credited screening colonoscopies for much of the improvement.

http://pressroom.cancer.org/CRCStats2014

 

 

 


March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. We have new fact sheets, infographics and resources to help you promote the importance of getting screened. Check them out here: http://goo.gl/iZedjI


March 07, 2014
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This month the Blue Star, introduced by the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable, turns 10. The Blue Star represents the eternal memory of the people whose lives have been lost to the disease and the shining hope for a future free of colorectal cancer. Learn more:




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