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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.

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Five Easy Steps to Prepare for Colon Cancer Awareness Month

February 13, 2018

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, a time to focus on colon cancer prevention and education. Here are five simple ways you can boost awareness about the third-leading cause of cancer death in the United States.

Wear Blue

Just as pink is the designated color for... read more

How Much Exercise is Good for Colon Cancer Prevention?

January 19, 2018

Sometimes, it can take every ounce of strength to generate the motivation to exercise, especially when it is cold outside. After all, how normal is it to want to wake up while it is dark and willingly become out-of-breath and exhausted? According to a recent study, we should... read more