Tag Archives: Colorectal Cancer

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 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 >

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 >

Free Colorectal Cancer Screenings for the Uninsured

Have you been screened for colorectal cancer?  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 3 adults aged 50-75 years is not getting tested as recommended.  Celebrate Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month this March by scheduling your colorectal cancer screening test today.  The United States Preventive Services Task Force recommends colorectal cancer… Read more >

“Love Yourself” With A Valentine’s Day Screening

The very successful “Love Yourself” campaign is back for February 2014!  Will you be waiting for hearts and roses on Valentine’s Day? This February love yourself by getting your mammogram! If you do not have health insurance, free breast exams and mammograms are available for eligible women between the ages of 40 and 64 through… Read more >

Celebrate Men’s Health Week With A Free Colorectal Cancer Screening!

Date of Release: June 8, 2012                           For Further Information Please Call:                                                                                                 Kathy Mogle                                                                                                 435-3280 Celebrate Men’s Health Week With A Free Colorectal Cancer Screening!   The week of June 11th – 17th is National Men’s Health Week. National Men’s Health Week is a weeklong health observance ending with the Father’s Day holiday that is coordinated by… Read more >

Free Breast Exams, Pap Tests, and Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests at Syracuse Community Health Center

For more information contact Emily Young, Public Health Educator at 315-435-3280 Uninsured women ages 40 to 64 will have the valuable opportunity to receive free breast exams, mammograms, and Pap tests at Syracuse Community Health Center located at 819 S. Salina Street, in collaboration with the Onondaga County Cancer Services Program (CSP) Partnership. For uninsured… Read more >

Celebrate Women’s Health Week With A Free Cancer Screening!

Date of Release: May 11, 2012                          For Further Information Please Call:                                                                                                 Emily Young, Public Health Educator                                                                                                 435-3280 Celebrate Women’s Health Week With A Free Cancer Screening! The week of May 13th– 19th is National Women’s Health Week. National Women’s Health Week is a weeklong health observance coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human… Read more >

Downtown Syracuse Goes Blue for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Date of Release: February 29, 2012                       For Further Information Please Call:                                                                                                 Jenny Dickinson, Coordinator                                                                                                 435-3280 Downtown Syracuse Goes Blue for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Starting March 1, Downtown Syracuse landmarks will be lighting up blue as part of the Main Streets Go Blue campaign to recognize Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Main Streets Go Blue is… Read more >