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What's New               Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Colorectal cancer: Tips on how to prevent it, when to get screened
The BC Cancer Agency is offering tips on how to prevent one of the most commonly diagnosed forms of cancer, colorectal cancer.
The risk of colorectal cancer rises with age. More than 94 per cent of new cases diagnosed each year in BC are in men and women age 50 or older, and risk is also increased for those with a family history of colorectal cancer. Other risk factors include excessive alcohol consumption, a diet high in fat, red meat or fried or charbroiled foods, smoking and obesity. More...
Spring issue of Forward is out!
Learn how John Mann, Spirit of the West singer/songwriter, found inspiration from his experience with cancer; the best way to take control of your return to work; and about online support for patients, survivors and caregivers.
Forward is a new free magazine, created by the BC Cancer Agency and funded through the BC Cancer Foundation.
To subscribe, e-mail your name and address (mailing or e-mail address) to forward@bccancer.bc.ca or call 1.800.663.3333 ext. 674619. More...

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