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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

  • Access to Free Cancer Screenings for Buchanan County Residents
  • Are you 50 to 64 years old and due for a colorectal cancer screening? CDC's Colorectal Cancer Control Program offers colorectal cancer screening and follow-up care to low-income men and women aged 50–64 years who are underinsured or uninsured for screening, when resources are available and there is no other payment option. Find out if you qualify by contacting a local program. Find out more: http://1.usa.gov/18hJtAc

  • Getting screened for colorectal cancer doesn't have to break the bank! Most insurance plans and Medicare help pay for colorectal cancer screening for people aged 50 and older. Find out more: http://1.usa.gov/1AGKDhZ

  • Colonoscopy isn't the only way to get screened for colorectal cancer. Your doctor can even give you a kit for you to take and use at home! Read more and talk to your doctor: http://1.usa.gov/1DkEYzf 

  • March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! Iowans are working to get 80% screened for colorectal cancer by 2018. http://bit.ly/80-by-2018

  • VIDEO: Why 80% by 2018? https://bit.ly/1vvp9pb

  • Colon Cancer: Catching it Early - Infographic

Colon Cancer:  Catching It Early