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Catholic Health Expert Says New Guidelines Will Help in Fight Against Lung Cancer

March 10, 2021

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has issued new recommendations for annual screenings for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) in adults aged 50 to 80 years who have a 20 pack-year smoking history and currently smoke or have quit within the past 15 years.

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Screenings Key in Fight Against Colorectal Cancer

March 10, 2021

Each year more than 150,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, with 1 in 3 succumbing to the disease. But Catholic Health’s St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center® Director of Gastroenterology Neeraj Kaushik, MD, said those figures would decrease significantly if more people had a colorectal screening.