March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States, and close to 52,000 people die every year. National and New York State data show that 9 out of 10 of… Read more >
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. The newest guidance from the US Preventive Services Task Force and the American Cancer Society recommends that colorectal cancer screenings begin at age 45. The recommended age to begin screening was lowered because colorectal cancer cases are on the rise among individuals younger than 50. According to the… Read more >
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 >
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.
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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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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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 >
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 >