CRC screening rate may be rising in D.C. area

03/20/2013 | WTOP-FM (Washington, D.C.)

The Washington, D.C., area has the highest U.S. mortality rate from colorectal cancer along with low screening rates, data show. Dr. John Marshall, director of the Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, said there are signs, however, things are changing as more people are getting screened for CRC, and efforts to raise awareness are increasing, especially during Colon Cancer Awareness Month.

View Full Article in:

WTOP-FM (Washington, D.C.)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Corporate Counsel - Regulatory Law
Regeneron
Tarrytown, NY
ISHN - Chief Compliance Officer
Mountain States Health Alliance
Johnson City, TN
Active Implantable Medical Device (AIMD) Product Expert
BSI
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Finance Manager - ENT
Medtronic
Jacksonville, FL
Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDH) Product Offering Manager
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA
Quincy, MA