Tag Archives: cancer screening

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, FREE Screening Tests Available

January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. All women are at risk for cervical cancer, but it occurs most often in women over the age of 30. Unlike many cancers, cervical cancer can be prevented with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and regular screening tests (Pap test and HPV test) and follow-up. Screening tests can… Read more >

FREE Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests Available

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. All men and women are at risk for colorectal cancer but it occurs most often in adults over the age of 50. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in men and women in the United States. Early… Read more >

Take Care of Yourself by Getting Screened for Colorectal Cancer

By Kara Verbanic, Public Health Educator, Cancer Services Program March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! Did you know that about 1 in 3 adults between the ages of 50 and 75 years old are not getting tested for colorectal cancer? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, colorectal cancer is the third leading… Read more >

FREE Tests to Detect Cervical Cancer Are Available

January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. All women are at risk for cervical cancer, but it occurs most often in women over the age of 30. In the United States, approximately 13,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. Cervical cancer is preventable with vaccination and regular screening tests (Pap test and HPV… Read more >

FREE Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests Are Available

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. All men and women are at risk for colorectal cancer but it occurs most often in adults over the age of 50. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in men and women. The best prevention for colorectal cancer is to undergo colorectal cancer screening tests. Early… Read more >

Make the Right Choice and Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer

If you’re aged 50 or older and haven’t been screened for colorectal cancer, now is the time! Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the U.S. but 1 in 3 adults aged 50 to 75 years old are not getting tested for colorectal cancer as recommended. Screening can find polyps early so they… Read more >

Make the Right Choice and Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer

If you’re aged 50 or older and haven’t been screened for colorectal cancer, now is your time! Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer among men and women in the U.S. but 1 in 3 adults aged 50-75 years are not getting tested for colorectal cancer as recommended. Screening can find polyps early so… Read more >

Make the Right Choice and Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer

If you’re age 50 or older and haven’t been screened for colorectal cancer, now is your time! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 3 adults ages 50-75 years are not getting tested for colorectal cancer as recommended.  Screening can find polyps so they can be removed before turning into… Read more >

Celebrate men’s Health Week With A Free Colorectal Cancer Screening

The week of June 9th – 15th is National Men’s Health Week. National Men’s Health Week is a weeklong health observance to empower men to make their health a top priority. Making your health a top priority includes following through with regular colorectal cancer screenings. Free colorectal cancer screenings are available for uninsured men ages… Read more >