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Early-Age Onset Colorectal Cancer Summit, Day 3 Panel Discussion: A broad-spectrum approach to a young adult patient with colorectal cancer

Advancements in screening, diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer have come a long way in the past two decades, but the need to continue to spread awareness of the disease among young people and continued industry-wide collaboration and…

Early-Age Onset Colorectal Cancer Summit, Day 2 A Call to Action: Keynote address by Dr. Stephen B. Gruber highlights need for greater examination of CRC risk factors

Suggesting a call to action for a more comprehensive and collaborative effort against the rise of colorectal cancer in patients under 40, Stephen B. Gruber, MD, PhD, MPH, presented the Keynote Address of the seventh annual Early-Age Onset Colorectal…

Early-Age Onset Colorectal Cancer Summit, Day 1: Don’t Wait Until 50: We all need to talk about colon cancer symptoms and the need for screenings much earlier

We’re not delivering appropriate, evidence-based guideline-driven information about colorectal cancer to people early enough for them to take an appropriate action. We need to start our messaging earlier.” — Whitney Jones, MD, Colon Cancer…

80% in Every Community

The Colon Cancer Foundation and the American Cancer Society have joined forces on an initiative called 80% in Every Community, which challenges you to take a stand against one of the most preventable forms of cancer – colorectal cancer – by getting screened, choosing a healthy way of eating and being physically active. The Colon Cancer Foundation is a founding member of this nationwide movement to reach 80% screened for colorectal cancer.

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