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May 18, 2015

Tribal Collaboration Proposes Research on Colorectal Cancer Screening

By Sumedha G. Penheiter

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Tags: colorectal cancer, Dr Wesley Petersen, health disparities, Indian Health Service, Minnesota news, Native American, news, Red Lake Nation, White Earth Nation

October 31, 2014

New Test Available for Colorectal Cancer

By OHDR Admin

African American men and women have the highest incidence and death rates for colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Now, millions of people who have avoided colon cancer screening can get a new home test that is noninvasive. Available by prescription only, Cologuard offers people 50 years and […]

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Tags: cancer screening, Cologuard, colon cancer, colorectal cancer, Exact Sciences Corp., health disparities, Mayo Clinic, news

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