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Colonoscopy Better Than Sigmoidoscopy

A new study suggests that a colonoscopy catches cancers that a sigmoidoscopy misses — and saves more lives in the process.

09/27/2013

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Health: Philadelphia Cancer Survivor Has Mission To Save Others

March is colon cancer awareness month. It’s the second leading cause of cancer death, even though it’s very preventable.

03/07/2013

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Researchers: Colorectal Cancer Screening Saves Lives

Local researchers are trying to find out what the medical community can do to encourage people to get screened for colorectal cancer, because screening saves lives.

02/03/2013

Dr. Ronald Myers (by KYW's Lynne Adkins)

Local Doctor Supports Initiative To Increase Colonoscopy Awareness

Dr. Ronald Myers says preventing colorectal cancer could be as easy as getting a colonoscopy.

07/08/2011

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HUP Doctors Remind People Over 50 To Get A Colonoscopy

March is colorectal cancer awareness month and doctors want you to help yourself stay healthy.

02/27/2011

Cure for Many Cancers? More Screening, Says Government

by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough According to a new government report, more than 10,000 people died last year because they weren’t screened for colon cancer or breast cancer.  

07/06/2010

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