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Colorectal Cancer: A New Concern for Younger Adults? | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Colorectal Cancer: A New Concern for Younger Adults?

Researchers with the American Cancer Society (ACS) have noticed a concerning trend: Rates of colorectal cancer in adults ages 20 to 54 are rising, while those in adults over age 54 are dropping. AS A RESULT, the ACS has lowered the recommended age at which colorectal cancer screenings should begin, from age 50 to age 45.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 28 2019

How to Prevent Colorectal Cancer | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

How to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, so take a minute to learn how you can prevent this disease. VARIOUS TYPES OF cancer affect the digestive system, but one of the most commonly diagnosed is colorectal cancer—in 2016 more than 100,000 cases were diagnosed in the United States. While the average age of someone who is diagnosed… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 1 2017

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