Health News

Cancer Signs Women Might Miss
Many cancers are not detected until it's too late. But there are some early signs of cancer that women might overlook. Knowing the symptoms to look for can help a doctor diagnose cancer early, which can boost the odds of successful treatment.
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.
Fish and Exercise May Help Colon Cancer Patients
Plenty of research has tied lifestyle factors to risk for developing cancer. Could these factors also play into how cancer progresses once it has already developed? A new study suggests so.
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?
Possible New Therapy Against Colon Cancer
Some colon cancers can be harder to fight than others. New therapies are being investigated in the hopes of yielding better results for patients with these aggressive colon cancers.
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.
Older Patients Fared Worse After Colorectal Cancer Surgery
Though cancer presents a difficult road ahead for most people, new research suggests that older patients with colorectal cancer may face more challenges than younger patients.