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Leading a Healthy Life Reduced Risk for Bowel Cancer
Medical procedures like colonoscopies and chemotherapy can be great screening tools and treatments for bowel cancer. But patients may be able to take measures at home to reduce their risk for this disease.
Screening for Colorectal Cancer May Reduce Risk, Death
Colorectal cancers are often highly treatable and preventable, particularly with regular screenings. One type of screening may reduce the rate of these cancers.
Cologuard Gets US Approval for Colorectal Cancer Screening
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Cologuard, the first stool-based colorectal screening test that detects the presence of red blood cells and DNA mutations that may indicate the presence of certain kinds of abnormal growths that may be cancers such as colon cancer or precursors to cancer.
Milk May Be Good for Colorectal Cancer Survivors
Dairy, calcium and vitamin D have been shown to help prevent colorectal cancer. But can they help people who’ve already had colorectal cancer?
More Colon Cancer Screenings, Fewer Cancers
What does it take to save a half million people from a terrible disease? Getting the word out and encouraging people to come in for screenings, it seems.
Colorectal Cancer Screening Still Cost-Effective Past 75 For Some
Experts recommend that people stop getting screened for colorectal cancer after the age of 75. But that recommendation only applies to people who have been adequately screened — so what about those who have never been screened?
Six Highly Treatable Cancers
The diagnosis and treatment of cancer has come a long way in the last 50 years. Today, many patients are living past their cancers.
Health Screenings Every Woman Should Know About
Staying healthy requires being proactive about your health by scheduling and attending necessary health screenings. There are some screenings in particular that every woman should know about.
Colorectal Cancer Screening Facts You Should Know
It's probably safe to say that few people look forward to a colonoscopy. But knowing how much colonoscopy and other colorectal cancer screening cuts cancer risk may be enough for most people to get screened.
Aspirin May Reduce Colon Cancer Risk for Some
Aspirin can sooth a headache and reduce the risk of heart attack. Now, a new study has looked at how it may help lower the risk of one common form of cancer.