Colon Cancer

10 Myths about Colorectal Cancer

  Colorectal cancer is not preventable. Not true. Colorectal cancer is preventable. Colorectal cancer can be prevented by knowing your family history, getting screened for colorectal cancer, and changing your lifestyle. Read 3 Ways to Prevent Colorectal Cancer....

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10 Signs and Symptoms of Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Colorectal cancer is preventable. What are the 10 signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer: 1. None. No sign or symptom. A person with colorectal cancer may have no symptoms at all. This...

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Screening and Surveillance for Colorectal Cancer

Screening for colorectal cancer saves lives. There are many ways to screen for colorectal cancer including stool tests, special x-rays, virtual CT scan, flexible sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy. The most sensitive test is colonoscopy. Colonoscopy prevents and detects...

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Perception of Colorectal Cancer Risk and Bowel Preparation

Large disparities exist in colorectal cancer screening rates between whites and minority populations in the U.S. In this retrospective study by Gaduputi et al, minorities (Hispanics and African Americans) with personal history of adenomatous polyp and those with...

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  The Hidden Cost of an Inadequate Bowel Preparation for Colonoscopy 3 Ways to Prevent Colorectal Cancer    

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