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PCC Issue Brief Discusses Rise of Colorectal Cancer in Young Adults

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We wish a emanate brief array will save lives by providing information and superintendence indispensable to teach a public, policymakers and other pivotal stakeholders per colorectal cancer screening.

Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) Mar 19, 2015

Preventing Colorectal Cancer (PCC) has expelled a tenth emanate brief in a array that underscores a significance of augmenting U.S. colorectal cancer (CRC) screening rates and highlights a obstacles and opportunities that change efforts to grasp this goal. Issue Brief #10, Young Adults Face Increased Risk of Colorectal Cancer, discusses a new arise in colorectal cancer diagnoses in immature adults aged 25-40. Interestingly, a same investigate also indicted a diminution in CRC in adults aged 50 and older.

The new emanate brief examines a probable reasons because immature Americans have faced an boost in a occurrence of colorectal cancer, a second heading means of cancer deaths in a United States. “While a diminution in colorectal cancer in comparison Americans is positively good news, a boost in a array of younger Americans receiving diagnoses is unsettling,” says Dr. Steven J. Morris, MD, FACP, PCC house chair and president, Atlanta Gastroenterology Associates. “Although there are no transparent indicators as to because a occurrence of colorectal cancer is rising among immature adults, they can make a few lifestyle changes in sequence to revoke their risk of building colorectal cancer. For example, medicine screenings, along with a dismissal of precancerous polyps during colonoscopies, can significantly revoke a possibility of an particular building colorectal cancer.”

March is also Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. By lifting recognition about lifestyle choices a chairman can make to diminution their possibility of building colorectal cancer, PCC aims to perform their goal to teach both open and private stakeholders about a opportunities to revoke a occurrence of colorectal cancer by constrained effective screening, impediment and caring options for patients.

PCC launched a emanate brief array to teach pivotal stakeholders on a significance of augmenting screening rates among a U.S. population. The array is a constrained apparatus for physicians, patients, payors, open process experts and others who can take movement to make a disproportion and offer as champions for studious safety.

Previous emanate briefs in a array can be found here. Topics include:

  • Colonoscopies Prevent Colon Cancer
  • Preventing Colorectal Cancer: The Benefit of Propofol
  • Health Insurers Should Cover Propofol Sedation
  • Why We Need Pricing Transparency
  • The Impact of Health Insurance Reform on Colorectal Cancer
  • FDA Approves SEDASYS Device
  • Take Advantage of a Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Preventive Care Clause, Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer around Colonoscopy
  • Drug Shortages Impact Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening: The Genetic Factor

“A cancer prevented is improved than a cancer cured,” says Stanford R. Plavin, MD, PCC house clamp chair and co-founder, Ambulatory Anesthesia of Atlanta. “We wish a emanate brief array will save lives by providing information and superintendence indispensable to teach a public, policymakers and other pivotal stakeholders per colorectal cancer screening.”

Those meddlesome might revisit http://www.preventingcolorectalcancer.org to pointer adult to accept a emanate briefs as they turn accessible around email. The website also contains other profitable resources and information on CRC and impediment efforts.

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About Preventing Colorectal Cancer (http://www.preventingcolorectalcancer.org)

Headquartered in Annapolis, MD, Preventing Colorectal Cancer (PCC) preserves a tradition of safe, gentle and quality-based medicine. PCC is a not-for-profit 501(c) 6 advocacy classification with a primary goal to teach both open and private stakeholders about a opportunities to revoke a occurrence of colorectal cancer by constrained effective screening, impediment and caring options for patients. Membership is open to all people and groups.

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