Colorectal Cancer Screening May Be Leveling Off

By Randall H.H. Madry
PCC Executive Director

Despite the progress made by groups such as Preventing Colorectal Cancer to educate Americans on the importance of CRC screening, a staggering 23 million people between the ages of 50 and 75 have never been screened for colorectal cancer. Learn more about prevention and how you can be the catalyst for promoting colorectal cancer screening.

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Issue Brief #6: FDA Approves SEDASYS Device

FDA has approved SEDASYS as a device for propofol administration to patients for some procedures. The crux is SEDASYS replaces anesthesiologists and certified nurse anesthetists in the surgical suite.

What does this mean for the industry? For consumers? Part of an ongoing series from Preventing Colorectal Cancer, this issue brief sheds light on the safety issues for patients and providers. Find out what you need to know!

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PCC Attends ASA 2013

PCC exhibited at the American Society of Anesthesiologists’ annual meeting in San Francisco, and got to tell more than 100 visitors about the importance of CRC screening! One of the more remarkable booth visitors was Dr. Donald Robert Buechel, a board certified anesthesiologist that began practicing medicine in 1952.

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The Preventing Colorectal Cancer Board Would Like to Wish Everyone a Happy and Healthy New Year!

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In the News

  • When Is a Screening Not a Screening?
  • Colon Cancer’s Newest Culprit: Gut Bacteria
  • Anthem Policies on Colonoscopies Discourage Patients
  • Current Colon Cancer Screening Might Miss Some Patients
  • CRC Screening Each Decade Could Prevent 40% of Colorectal Cancers

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We Need Your Help!

Preventing Colorectal Cancer’s mission is to educate the public and key stakeholders about the opportunities to reduce the incidence of colorectal cancer through maintaining screening and care options for patients.

We want you to join us and embrace the mindset that together we can make a difference in redefining the standard of care, campaigning for transparency in reimbursement methodologies, and fighting for the coverage of sedation during colonoscopies.