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The Dreaded Turning-50 Test

Mar 26, 2014

One of the joys of turning 50 is that your health care professional will start recommending a colonoscopy. Many people dread the test, which involves having a tube inserted into the rectum to look for cancers and precancers.

Even so, acceptance has grown tremendously. In 2010, 55 percent of Americans ages 50 to 65 had been tested, nearly three times the rate in 2000, and the figure was even higher, 64 percent, in people over 65

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Upcoming Event

Sortez! Bougez! / Get Out There & Move!

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Did you know that regular exercise is one of the best ways to prevent colon cancer and many other diseases?

Well, on May 24th, the CCAC is giving you the chance to get out and get moving for a fun filled day to achieve a healthier lifestyle at the McGill Athletics Center.

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