“Taking action now to prevent cancer and other serious illnesses will help keep you much safer and healthier in the long run.” Dr. Jean Wang Last March was a blur. The COVID-19 outbreak was officially classified as a pandemic, much of the nation went into some level of safety lockdown, and the healthcare system had […]
Category: Colon screening
In the News: Information on Colon Cancer – Screening & Prevention
With the surprise and tragic news that the actor Chadwick Boseman had passed away of colon cancer at age 43, there’s been a spotlight on the disease as people look for information and answers. While colon cancer is a disease that many people have heard of, they may not know a great deal about it. […]
Improving access to colorectal cancer screening for the underserved. Eliminating cancer disparities.
As we have noted previously, colorectal cancer is a leading preventable cause of cancer mortality. See related posts. Screening can be effective reducing deaths by half. Yet it is underutilized. Multi-level interventions addressing system changes and individual factors can effectively increasing screening. To date, most interventions have been implemented and evaluated in higher-resource settings such […]