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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