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Research on Early-Age Onset Colorectal Cancer Presented at ASCO

At this year’s annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, over 400 abstracts related to colorectal cancer (CRC) were presented. Here’s a glimpse into some of the early-age onset CRC research and how biological factors such…
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ASCO: Technology, Socioeconomic Factors Can Influence Colorectal Cancer Outcomes

The American Society of Clinical Oncology held their annual meeting from June 4-8, 2021, where over 400 abstracts related to colorectal cancer (CRC) were presented. We at the Colon Cancer Foundation highlight some notable ones related to technological…

FOBT Screening Compliance Reduced Colorectal Cancer Mortality, Especially in Men

Several screening options are available for colorectal cancer (CRC), such as stool-based tests like the guaiac fecal occult blood test (gFOBT), fecal immunochemical test (FIT), and the multi-targeted stool DNA test (FIT-DNA). Visual screenings…

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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