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Joining Forces to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates in New York State


Healthy People Updates

11/21/2019 04:06 PM EST

From Healthy People 2020 Stories from the Field, a series highlighting communities across the Nation that are addressing the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs).

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common type of cancer in the United States, and the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths. But although colorectal cancer is very common — and there are effective tests for it — many people in the United States aren’t getting screened.…

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