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Who Should Be Screened and When

Many people wonder if and when they need to be screened for colorectal cancer. The Colorectal Cancer Alliance website answers these two important questions: Do I need to get screened for colorectal cancer? When should I get screened? Visit the Colorectal Cancer Alliance website to [...]

What Can I Do to Reduce My Risk of Colorectal Cancer?

Almost all colorectal cancers begin as precancerous polyps (abnormal growths) in the colon or rectum. Such polyps can be present in the colon for years before invasive cancer develops. They may not cause any symptoms, especially early on. Colorectal cancer screening can find precancerous polyps [...]

Healthy Lifestyle Talk: Small Changes, Big Results

Featured guest speaker, Rainier Manzanilla, MD who is a cardiologist will be speaking Tuesday, February 26th at the NIHD Birch Street Annex about getting to the the 'heart' of the matter when it comes to your health. This free educational talk is open to anyone interested. [...]

Blue Ribbon Run

Come out to Brown's Town Campground on March 9th and join us for our second annual Blue Ribbon Walk Run or Ride!! We are hoping to see teams representing your employer. Walk-run Choice of 3K, 5K and 10K. Start time is 10:00. Bicycle Ride [...]

Gallbladder Cancer article by Ioana Baiu, MD, MPH; Brendan Visser, MD

Gallbladder cancer is an uncommon disease that is associated with gallstones and chronic gallbladder inflammation. Gallbladder cancer is more common in women, older patients, and Native Americans. Although most people with gallbladder cancer have gallstones, only 1 in 200 people with gallstones develop gallbladder cancer. [...]

Biliary Cancer – Dana Farber Cancer Institute

What is biliary cancer? Biliary cancers are malignancies in the organs of the biliary system, which includes gallbladder and bile ducts. While gallbladder cancer and bile duct cancer are separate diseases, they are both part of the biliary drainage system and tend to be cancers [...]

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