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Prevent Colon Cancer During National Cancer Survivor Month

June 5, 2018

According to the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute, a cancer survivor is “any individual who has been diagnosed with cancer and remains alive and well.” This includes patients who are currently in treatment, as well as those who have finished treatment and are... read more

Colon Cancer Risks Rise for Younger Women with Stress, Obesity

May 22, 2018

A common misconception is that colon cancer only affects older individuals. However, the incidence of young-onset colon cancer has been on the rise for over a decade, and the rates continue to steadily increase. Today, 11 percent of new cases of colon cancer and 18 percent of new cases of... read more

Metabolic Syndrome in Women May Increase Colon Cancer Risk

May 10, 2018

May is Women’s Health Month, a time to focus on issues concerning women’s wellness. One health concern that impacts many women, especially as they approach menopause, is body weight.

Obesity Poses Risks to Health

The hormonal changes of menopause can make women... read more

Have a Personal Colon Cancer Story? Share it to Help Others

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