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For Most, Screening for Colon Cancer Should Begin at Age 50

For Most, Screening for Colon Cancer Should Begin at Age 50 November 19, 2010 Dear Mayo Clinic: My husband turned 50 last week. He is concerned he is at greater risk for colon cancer. How often should he have a colonoscopy? Answer: As people get older, the risk of colon [...]

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1st Trimester Screening

1st Trimester Screening

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Mayo Clinic Experts Discuss Risk, Screening and Treatment

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Sept. 26, 2013 — October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Mayo Clinic breast cancer experts are available to discuss risk factors, screening and treatments. MULTIMEDIA ALERT: Video and audio are available for download on the Mayo Clinic News Network. After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States, [...]

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Colon Cancer Screening

It's colorectal cancer awareness month. In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. David Ahlquist outlines screening procedures. To listen, click the link below. Colon Cancer Screening

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Lung Cancer Screening

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, we take a look at a recent study about screening for lung cancer with Mayo Clinic Dr. David Midthun. To listen, click the link below. Lung Cancer Screening

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Hearing Screening

Screening tests can provide valuable clues to problems with our health.  In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Colin Driscoll tells us about one screening test that we often overlook, hearing screening. To listen, click the link below. Hearing Screening

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Lung Cancer Screening Trial

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Stephen Swensen discusses the findings or a recent national trial on screening for lung cancer. To listen, click the link below. Lung Cancer Screening Trial

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Screening for Scoliosis

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Anthony Stans talks about screening for scoliosis. To listen, click the link below. Screening for Scoliosis

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Colon Cancer Screening

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. David Ahlquist discusses the importance of screening for colon cancer. To listen, click the link below: Colon Cancer Screening

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DNA Stool Test for Colorectal Cancer

Research shows that screening for colorectal cancer saves lives. That's because screening can catch cancer early, while it's still curable. But let's face it, having a colonoscopy to look for cancer or precancerous polyps is not fun. Doctors at Mayo Clinic have studied and improved upon a non-invasive screening test [...]

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MRI Screening for Breast Cancer

Screening is a proven tool in the fight against breast cancer.  Self-exams, clinical-exams and mammograms are all all part of the recommended routine.  At Mayo Clinic, doctors are also utilizing MRI's for women at high risk of developing the disease.

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Screening for Lung Cancer

Research has shown that for some cancers, screening for early detection most definitely saves lives. Examples are mammograms for breast cancer and colonoscopy for colon cancer. But not all cancers have screening tools that have been proven to work. Let's go to Mayo Clinic to learn more about screening [...]

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Bring Your Questions to the Friday Twitter Chat on #MensCancer

  JOIN THE #MensCancer TWITTER CHAT  FRIDAY, JUNE 28,  1 p.m. ET Mayo Clinic experts and others will participate with @TIME’s @TIMEHealthland to answer these questions and more:   What's the most common cancer in men? Are HPV-related cancers on the rise? When should I get screened for cancer? Follow: #MensCancer Here is a [...]

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BMI: Body Mass Index Screening for Preschoolers (pkg)

We know there's a serious obesity epidemic in the United States and it's a growing concern when it comes to children. Being overweight or obese as a child puts you at greater risk of being overweight as an adult and increases the risk of heart disease and diabetes.  So, [...]

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BMI: Body Mass Index Screening for Preschoolers (pkg)

We know there's a serious obesity epidemic in the United States and it's a growing concern when it comes to children. Being overweight or obese as a child puts you at greater risk of being overweight as an adult and increases the risk of heart disease and diabetes.  So, [...]

Created by Dana Sparks