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Published on March 2, 2015, by in Blog.

RALEIGH, N.C. –Colorectal cancer screening saves lives and it is one of only a few cancers that can be prevented through screening. Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. The risk of developing colorectal cancer increases with advancing age. More

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Published on March 1, 2015, by in Blog.

Each year the Tricia Creasey Foundation awards a graduating senior at East Davidson High School with a $1000 college scholarship.  The 2013/14 recipient is Madison Beeson.  Please read her emotional essay about her mother and cancer survivor. Tricia believed that every student should have the chance to attend college.  This scholarship is our way of honoring

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Published on March 1, 2015, by in Blog.

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Currently, only two thirds of Americans who are supposed to be getting screened for colorectal cancer are actually doing it. The prep, cost, invasiveness and time consumption associated with colonoscopy, often cause people to shy away from the procedure. Until recently, fecal immunochemical tests (FIT) were the only non-invasive approach to

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