Articles for Tag: "colon"

Why do people avoid getting a colonoscopy? 
Why do people avoid getting a colonoscopy?
Myths about colonoscopies are debunked by these digestive health experts.
Cutting carbs may help fight colon cancer  Featured
Cutting carbs may help fight colon cancer
A study found that eating fewer carbs may increase your chance of beating colon cancer.
Understanding the genetic risk of cancer  Featured
Understanding the genetic risk of cancer
Read how one man took advantage of genetic testing to greatly lessen his chances of developing colon cancer.
Routine colonoscopy finds and stops life-threatening tumor 
Routine colonoscopy finds and stops life-threatening tumor
Read how Bella Perlman is embracing life after her surgery.
Despite cancer battle, golfer keeps his swing  Featured
Despite cancer battle, golfer keeps his swing
In recognition of National Cancer Survivors Day, read how one man kept his family, friends and clubs close during his journey.
Study reinforces colon cancer screenings 
Study reinforces colon cancer screenings
More evidence reveals that screenings cut colorectal cancer risk deaths in half.
Colon cancer rates have dropped dramatically 
Colon cancer rates have dropped dramatically
Experts say screenings are paying off for early detection.