Tag Archives: Free Screenings

New Screening Recommendations for Colorectal Cancer

By Kara Verbanic, Public Health Educator Onondaga County Health Department Cancer Services Program March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know that the US Preventive Services Task Force and the American Cancer Society are now recommending colorectal cancer screening starting at age 45? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, colorectal cancer… Read more >

Colorectal Cancer Screening Begins at Age 45: Free Screening Tests Available

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 >

FREE Tests to Detect Cervical Cancer Are Available

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 (2017:12,831) women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. Cervical cancer is preventable with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and regular screening tests (Pap test and HPV test) and… Read more >

FREE Health Screenings for Adults Offered September 24

FOR RELEASE: August 25, 2011                                                                                                        CONTACTS: Kathy Mogle, OnondagaCounty Health Department, 315-435-3280 or hlkmogl@ongov.net Leesa Kelley, Crouse Hospital, 315- 470-7105 or leesakelley@crouse.org Amy Delia, American Cancer Society, 315-433-5614 or amy.delia@cancer.org FREE Health Screenings for Adults Offered September 24 Syracuse, NY – Everyone knows someone who has little or no health insurance, limited access to medical… Read more >