Tag - colon cancer screening

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Am I at Risk for Colorectal Cancer?
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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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Colon Cancer: Know Your Risk!
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Men’s Wellness Event-Calling All Men!!!

Am I at Risk for Colorectal Cancer?

Here’s one thing we know about colorectal cancer: It’s the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States among cancers that affect both men and women. And although doctors and scientists don’t exactly know what causes colorectal cancer, a number of factors are thought to increase your chance of developing it. Knowing what…

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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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Colon Cancer: Know Your Risk!

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer and the number one non-tobacco-related cancer killer in the United States. Even so, only one-third of Americans older than 50 has been screened for colon cancer. Any adult can have colon cancer, so it is important to know your risk factors and be screened at the right…

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Men’s Wellness Event-Calling All Men!!!

Join us for our annual Men’s Wellness Event Saturday June 16th from 7:30-10:30 AM. This special program for men includes comprehensive blood testing to detect diabetes, gout, kidney and liver disorders, CBC, coronary risk profile (cholesterol HDL, LDL, and triglycerides) h/s CRP; plus screenings for body composition, oximetry, blood pressure and a take home colon…

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