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Colorectal cancer up in patients younger than 50

...can keep on going."While colorectal cancer rates have declined overall...the mid-1980s, the rates of colorectal cancer overall have been declining...obesity, which raises the risk of colorectal cancer, to increased consumption of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2011-03-07/colorectal-cancer-patients-u
Health | Metro
6 deaths linked to screening delays at Columbia veterans hospital

...deaths have been linked to delayed screenings for colorectal cancer at the veterans medical center in Colum bia, the...care providers whenever it's deemed necessary.Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-20/6-deaths-linked-screening-del
Age old question

Q: I understand that colorectal cancer poses a real threat for people...000 people diagnosed with colorectal cancer in the United States each year are 50 or older. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/21/liv_346334.shtml
Life & style
Upcoming calendar

THIS WEEK COLORECTAL CANCER AWARE-NESS: Dr. Thomas Kayal to answer questions about colorectal cancer; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today...Family Y, Wheeler Road; free colorectal cancer screening kitsGREATER AUGUSTA CHAPTER...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2011-03-16/upcoming-calenda
Richmond Neighbors
Grant will aid cancer center

COLUMBIA - Researchers studying colorectal cancer at the University of South Carolina have been awarded...established in 2002 with an $11.2 million grant. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer and the second most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/06/met_142614.shtml
Metro
Colon screening rates still low

...age 50 and older are getting regularly screened for colorectal cancer, the government said Thursday. Cancer of the colon...at the most over the last year." Screening for colorectal cancer can cut deaths by as much as a third, she said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/19/tec_253889.shtml
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Free Colon Cancer Screening Kits

...screening kit, call (706) 651-4343 throughout March and a kit will be sent to your home. March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Colorectal cancer is one of a few cancers that can be prevented through screening, but it remains the third?leading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/latina-emerson/2012-03-05/free-co
Report details problems at Columbia VA hospital

...already been remedied. The new report comes months after another report linking six deaths to delayed screenings for colorectal cancer at Dorn, saying the hospital fell behind with its screenings because critical nursing positions went unfilled for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-07/report-details-problems-
Concert aims to provide resources, awareness to young colon cancer patients

...precancerous polyps, rates of colorectal cancer have been steadily declining...associated with higher risk for colorectal cancer, according to the cancer society...also leading to increases in colorectal cancer in the under-50 group. I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-06-04/concert-aims-provide-resourc
Pop Rocks: Colon cancer fight takes center stage for benefit

...that will be diagnosed more than 103,000 times in the U.S. this year. More than 50,000 people will die from colorectal cancer. Chances are everyone will be affected by this disease, be it their own diagnosis or the diagnosis of family...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-06-05/pop-rocks-colon-cance