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New Home Test Shakes Up Colon Cancer Screening

Starting Monday, millions of people who have avoided colon cancer screening can get a new home test that’s noninvasive and doesn’t require the icky preparation most other methods do.

10/26/2014

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Mayo Clinic To Offer At-Home Test For Colon Cancer

The Mayo Clinic is the first in the country to offer a new, at-home screening test for colon cancer.

08/26/2014

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‘Get Your Rear In Gear’ Run/Walk Celebrates 10th Year

Colon cancer is the second deadliest cancer in the nation and on Sunday, thousands are doing their part to raise awareness of the disease.

05/18/2014

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MN Coalition Works To Bring Awareness To Colon Cancer

For ten years, the Minnesota Colon Cancer Coalition has been on a mission to make the words colon, colorrectal and colonoscopy a part of the everyday language. The organization believes it can overcome the fear and decrease deaths from the largely preventable cancer. Last year thousands come out to participate in the Get Your Rear in Gear walk and run.

05/17/2014

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Health Watch: A Promising At-Home Colon Cancer Test

A new at-home test to check for colon cancer is showing promising results. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic say the results are impressive.

03/19/2014

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Study Prompts Colon Cancer Screening Push

The American Cancer Society is launching a national initiative to try to get more people screened for colon cancer.

03/17/2014

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Runners & Walkers Get Their Rears In Gear!

More than 4,000 runners and walkers of all ages came out to Get Your Rear in Gear this morning,

05/20/2012

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Minnesota Hockey Player Battles Cancer With Poise

An accomplished Minnesota hockey player is fighting his latest battle without a stick and skates.

12/15/2011

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Board Nixes ‘What’s Up Your Butt?’ Billboards

A health board in Washington state has reversed itself and voted against endorsing a colon cancer awareness campaign that uses billboards saying, “What’s up your butt?”

05/26/2011

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Don’t Die of Embarrassment, Get Your Colonoscopy

If you had the chance to avoid getting the third-leading cancer killer, you would, right? Then why do half of us avoid having a colonoscopy? Avoidance could be risky, considering the odds of colorectal cancer.

03/02/2011

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Drive-Thru Colon Cancer Screening Offered In St. Cloud

In honor of Colon Cancer Awareness Month, free screenings for colorectal cancer are being offered — and you don’t even have to get out of your car.

03/02/2011

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