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April 17, 2018

Colon cancer is one of the few diseases which can easily be prevented, but it is the third-leading cause of cancer death in the United States. One out of every three eligible American adults is not up-to-date on colon screenings due to lack of education or fear of... read more

Physical Activity Reduces Colon Cancer Risk by 24 Percent

April 12, 2018

Springtime is a season of renewal for all living things, including humans. With the arrival of warmer weather, it is just natural to want to go outside and expend some energy.

One of the most effective ways to prevent colon cancer and promote good health is... read more

Colon Cancer Awareness Initiative “80% by 2018” Expands to “80% Pledge”

March 26, 2018

There is no better time to focus on colon cancer prevention than March, Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Colon cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer death in the United States. One in every 20 Americans will develop colon cancer, so it is likely that colon cancer will affect you... read more

Ways to Prevent Colon Cancer in 7 Days

March 8, 2018

You might feel like your voice won’t make much of a difference when it comes to preventing colon cancer. After all, there is just one of you and more than 323 million people in the United States. What can you possibly do during Colon Cancer Awareness Month... read more

Losing Weight Could Affect Colon Polyp Development

February 27, 2018

One risk factor of colon cancer is obesity, an unhealthy amount or distribution of body fat. Obesity is measured through body mass index (BMI), which is calculated by dividing weight in kilograms by height in meters squared.

Obesity in America: Setting the Stage for Colon Cancer read more