Colorectal cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in the United States. It starts in your inner colon or rectum by growing polyps, which are not always cancerous, but can be. If a polyp is larger than 1 centimeter in diameter or there are more than two growths, there is more of a chance of cancer being involved.

April 23 – 29 is World Immunization Week, a global health campaign aimed at raising awareness of vaccine-preventable diseases.

On Jan. 24, the inaugural class of the new Dental Assisting Technology Program graduated.

Have you ever wondered why some individuals and groups of people have exceptional health outcomes while others experience a higher burden of disease? Why might two individuals with the same injury, undergoing the same surgery, have markedly different recoveries? One leading theory is that an individual, family, or community’s social determinants of health (SDOH) may play a key role.

On December 12 – 13, Southcentral Foundation participated in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care in Orlando, FL. The forum hosted health care professionals from around the world, who held positions from front-line clinicians and clinical staff, to improvement professionals, senior management, and leadership.

Children’s Dental Health Month has been celebrated each February since 1981. During the month, thousands of oral health professionals such as hygienists, dentists, and pediatric dentists help to promote the benefits of good oral health to children (and adults).

Southcentral Foundation’s RAISE program hosts interns year round, teaching job skills like resume writing, interview prep, and portfolio building.

Colorectal cancer is a preventable and beatable cancer, and early detection is key to successful treatment.

The Rasmuson Foundation’s mission is “To promote a better life for Alaskans” and supports nonprofits that are focused and effective in the pursuit of their goals.