Tag - Colon Cancer Awareness

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Over 50? Colon Cancer Screening Is a Must-Do
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If You Want to Avoid Colorectal Cancer, Don’t Avoid Screening
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Little Company of Mary Hospital Offers State-of-the-Art Treatment for Colon Cancer from Screening through Survival
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30th Annual Men’s Wellness Event
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Conquer Colorectal Cancer

Over 50? Colon Cancer Screening Is a Must-Do

It’s the prime of your life. Retirement? Grandkids? It’s also the prime time when your risk for colorectal cancer increases — 91 percent of new cases occur in individuals over age 50. Despite the survival rate exceeding 90 percent when found early, only 40 percent of individuals are diagnosed at this stage. Why? Low colorectal…

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If You Want to Avoid Colorectal Cancer, Don’t Avoid Screening

Cancer of the colon and rectum, also known as colorectal cancer, is one of the most frequently diagnosed cancers — it’s the third most common cancer and the third leading cause of cancer death in women. Screening is one of the best ways to make sure that you don’t become one of the statistics. In…

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Little Company of Mary Hospital Offers State-of-the-Art Treatment for Colon Cancer from Screening through Survival

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men and the third most common cause of cancer death in women. In other words, colorectal cancer is serious. Colon screenings play a significant role in identifying a course of action…

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30th Annual Men’s Wellness Event

On Saturday, August 5, 2017, Little Company of Mary’s Health Education Center will host its 30th Annual Men’s Wellness Event. The event will be from 8-11 a.m. in the hospital’s North Pavilion (2800 W. 95th Street, North Pavilion Link, First Floor, Room N1703, Across from the Café.) Join us for a hot breakfast, interactive Q…

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Conquer Colorectal Cancer

If you’re nearing the big 5-0, or that milestone birthday has come and gone, and you haven’t had a screening colonoscopy yet, be sure to put it on the calendar. During the “gold standard” test for colon and rectal cancer, your doctor will use a thin, flexible tube with a tiny video camera at the…

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