colorectal cancer screening

For one UCLA Health patient, the home FIT test led to a colonoscopy and a new appreciation for cancer screenings

By Sandy Cohen • March 11, 2021

Lowering the age of testing could result in 11,000 deaths averted over 5 years

By Sandy Cohen • November 16, 2020
Colon cancer is a very preventable disease,” says Dr. Rajinder Kaushal, lead physician in gastroenterology at UCLA Health Santa Clarita and medical director of the UCLA Health Santa Clarita Endoscopy Lab. “Colon [...]
By uclahealth • March 28, 2019
Colon cancer is the second most common cause of cancer related death and the really unique thing is that it’s largely preventable,” says Dr. Fola May, assistant professor of medicine and physician-scientist. “You’d think people would take advantage [...]
By uclahealth • March 4, 2019
When it comes to achieving optimal health, research shows that following preventive care guidelines for vaccinations, disease screenings and cancer screenings is the best way to get there. The following graphic shows some of the vaccinations, lab tests and screenings recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services [...]
By uclahealth • August 6, 2018