Colorectal Cancer

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Read February 29, 2024

Colorectal Cancer Rates Are Rising in YAs ― Here's What to Know

Why is colorectal cancer becoming more common among young adults? What are the risk factors? Are there any steps people can take to lower their risk? We also remember actor Chadwick Boseman, who passed away in 2020 after quietly living with colon cancer for several years. His diagnosis has helped bring more awareness to the rising trend of CRC in the YA population.
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Read March 7, 2023

What Is the Link Between Obesity and Colorectal Cancer?

Obesity can put people at risk for adverse conditions like diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease. It has also been linked to the development of certain cancers, including colorectal cancer. Keep reading to learn about the possible connections between obesity and colorectal cancer, and discover ways people can reduce their risk of developing either condition.
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Read May 19, 2021

New Guidelines Recommend Colorectal Cancer Screening Start at Age 45

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently expanded recommendations for colorectal cancer screening. The task force now recommends that people at average risk for colorectal cancer begin screening at 45 years old—5 years earlier than previously recommended. Read part 3 in our 3-part blog series focused on colorectal cancer.
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Read March 18, 2022

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Let’s Talk Screening

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, dedicated to encouraging patients, survivors, and caregivers to share their stories, advocate for colorectal cancer prevention, and inform others about the importance of early detection.
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Read March 11, 2021

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Let’s Talk Risk Factors

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, dedicated to encouraging patients, survivors, and caregivers to share their stories, advocate for colorectal cancer prevention, and inform others about the importance of early detection. Read part 1 in our 3-part blog series, focused on knowing your risk.