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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 >