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    March 2015

    Screening programs play a vital role in detecting up to 95% of colon cancers and are considered an essential part of digestive healthcare.

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    March 2014

    Colon cancer is the second-most common cause of cancer deaths in the country. Screening programs play a vital role in detecting up to 95 percent of colon cancer cases.

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    New urine test could prevent thousands of cancer deaths

    By Jodie Sinnema, edmontonjournal.com (May 17, 2012) EDMONTON - Researchers at the University of Alberta have developed a simple urine test to detect pre-cancerous polyps in the colon that could revolutionize screening programs around the world and save thousands of lives.

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    July 2010

    Supporting Research to Save Lives from Colon Cancer

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    The Importance of Screening for Colon Cancer

    The Canadian Digestive Health Foundation launched a new video series on the "Importance of Screening for Colon Cancer" which aired on CTV’s Women's Health with Dr. Marla Shapiro. This video provides viewers with insights from individuals who have lived through diagnoses of colon cancer as well as expert commentary from leading gastroenterology oncologist.

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    Committed To Colonoscopy

    With both his parents having succumbed to colorectal cancer (CRC), Richard Grzymek knows that genes aren't on his side. Still, when he noticed a bit of blood in his stool two years ago, he assumed his hemorrhoids were simply acting up.

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Enhancing lifelong health

The Canadian Digestive Health Foundation believes our ability to help establish, enrich and protect a healthy gut microbiota is the key to lifelong health