Articles for Tag: "colon cancer"

Colon cancer on the rise for younger patients 
Colon cancer on the rise for younger patients
A physician reflects on the importance of colonoscopies and suprising takeaways from the procedure.
Men more likely to get colonoscopy if happily married 
Men more likely to get colonoscopy if happily married
Colon cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., but one in three adults are not getting screened.
At-home tests provide more options for colon cancer screening 
At-home tests provide more options for colon cancer screening
Colonoscopy is still the gold standard, but there are other choices to consider.
Can coffee lower colon cancer risk? 
Can coffee lower colon cancer risk?
Your cup of Joe may offer some level of protection against colon cancer, a new study suggests.
Blog: Cancer prevention starts with healthy living  Featured
Blog: Cancer prevention starts with healthy living
A physician shares the lifestyle choices he has made to reduce his risk of the disease.
Obesity linked to colon cancer 
Obesity linked to colon cancer
A gastroenterologist explains how being overweight can put you at risk for this disease.
Why do people avoid getting a colonoscopy? 
Why do people avoid getting a colonoscopy?
Myths about colonoscopies are debunked by these digestive health experts.