One in 20 will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in their lifestime, resulting in an estimated 50,000 deaths in 2014. The good news: 90% of these deaths can be prevented with lifestyle changes and preventive screenings. See below for important colorectal screening details. For more, contact Wellness at 648-3057.
Mammogram Screenings are covered as part of the Board sponsored health plan. The convenience of onsite screening saves time for our employees and is less disruptive to the classroom because the teacher is not required to leave campus. Service is provided by Lakeland Regional Cancer Center.
The Patient/Partner Project is an online tool that offers free resources for cancer patients and partners. Services include a free monthly newsletter, a free mini-course featuring "The Six L's of Caring and Coping," a free online private progress reporting system and a partner/caregiver forum. "Laugh, cry and learn to cope with your challenges."