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Tagged ‘CT Colonography Screening for Colorectal Cancer Act’

Patient Groups and Doctors Tell Congress to Pass Medicare Virtual Colonoscopy Coverage

Newswise — Washington (Sept. 19, 2018) – Colorectal cancer care advocacy groups and medical societies are calling on Congress to pass the CT Colonography Screening for Colorectal Cancer Act (S.3465/HR 1298). The bipartisan bill introduced in the US Senate today would provide Medicare coverage for screening CT Colonography (CTC) — commonly known as virtual colonoscopy. Colorectal […]

ICYMI: November 13, 2015

Feature Story Found too late: Cancer preys on rural Americans THURSDAY, November 12, 2015 (USA Today) — In the home of the blues, amid dying towns, gravel backroads and endless Mississippi Delta farmland, cancer grows, spreads and kills mercilessly — even the types that can be caught or stopped with well-known screening tests. Here, 73-year-old Ruby […]