Articles for Tag: "colonoscopy"

Colon cancer screening: As easy as swallowing a pill?  Featured
Colon cancer screening: As easy as swallowing a pill?
A new screening method can help prevent the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.
How fear may be increasing your cancer risk 
How fear may be increasing your cancer risk
Many middle-aged men and women avoid a life-saving procedure. These tips from a physician may calm your nerves.
If married, men are more likely to do this 
If married, men are more likely to do this
Wives – especially highly educated ones – appear to influence this potentially life-or-death decision.
Things to know about a colonoscopy 
Things to know about a colonoscopy
If you’re nervous about getting your first colonoscopy, check out this video for answers to the most common questions and concerns.
It’s preventable and treatable but it’s the 2nd leading cause of cancer death 
It’s preventable and treatable but it’s the 2nd leading cause of cancer death
One in 20 adults over 50 will be diagnosed with it. Do you know the warning signs?
Time to say goodbye to the dreaded liquid diet? 
Time to say goodbye to the dreaded liquid diet?
Research suggests you may not need to fast before the often life-saving procedure. Learn more.
Five essential annual exams for women 
Five essential annual exams for women
Preventive screenings can identify health problems early, when treatment works best and when more options are available.