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Preventing Colorectal Cancer in African-Americans: Early Detection is Key

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States. It also happens to be one of the most preventable; however, the disease does not affect all people equally. The National Cancer Institute states that …Read more


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Preventing Colorectal Cancer in African-Americans Early Detection is Key

Colorectal cancer CRC is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States It also happens to be one of the most preventable however the disease does not affect all people equally The National Cancer Institute states that African
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ARRAMRAJU Colorectal cancer Screening key to early detection

But regular screening beginning at age 50 is the key to preventing Truth Colon cancer often starts with a small polyp If found early doctors can remove the polyp and stop colon cancer before it begins Myth 3 African-Americans arent at risk
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Tips for preventing colon cancer

People with an immediate family member with a history of colon cancer have 2-3 times the risk of developing colon cancer African-Americans have a 20 percent As with all cancers early detection is key With regular screening colon cancer can be
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Screening is key to colon cancer prevention

March is as Colorectal Awareness Month which provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the disease and how it can be prevented through early detection lifestyle African Americans are at a higher risk for developing colon cancer and should
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10 Biggest Cancer-Fighting Stocks

Its important to note that there are three primary fronts in the fight against cancer prevention colorectal cancer can help physicians remove polyps before they become cancerous Early
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Colorectal cancer routine screenings and early detection can save lives

Doctors can actually prevent diagnosing cancer at an early stage Possible screening tests for colorectal cancer include colonoscopy virtual colonoscopy or stool tests A colonoscopy is an outpatient procedure that is used to try to detect colon
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