MDCH News Releases
March 2014
Michigan Joins National Effort to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates In Michigan, there were 4,489 cases of colorectal cancer in 2010, and 1,765 people died as a result of the disease. Many of these cancer cases and deaths may have been prevented by colorectal cancer screening. That’s why this month the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) joins the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable (NCCRT) in calling for increasing colorectal cancer screening rates to 80 percent by 2018.

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