Category Colon Cancer/Polyps

Preventing Colon Cancer Before It Strikes

Colon Cancer Awareness

Today, colon cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosis and third leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. The sad part is, colon cancer can be easily detected or prevented due to regular screenings and simple lifestyle changes. This month, as we honor those who fought a battle...

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This Year, Resolve To Get A Colonoscopy

Resolve To Get Colonoscopy

If someone told you there was a simple test that could aid tremendously in the fight against colorectal cancer, wouldn’t you want to make sure you knew all the details? Colorectal cancer, that is cancer of either the colon or the rectum, is the second leading cause of cancer deaths for both men and...

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Why Do I Need To Be So Concerned About Colorectal Cancer?

Colon Cancer Young

You may be thinking that colorectal cancer is something that you don’t need to be concerned with until you are 50 years or older. A recent study by the American Cancer Society indicates that colorectal cancer is on the rise among younger people. The study finds that there has been a...

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Do You Know How To Lower Your Chances of Having Colorectal Cancer?

High Fat Diet

Colorectal cancer is the fifth most common cancer, with an average of 150,000 new cases every year. There are some risk factors that cannot be changed, such as age and genetic predisposition, but there are some risk factors that you can do your part to control in the fight against colorectal...

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Let’s Talk About Our Colons

Cc Awareness

This March, make sure you talk a lot about your colon. Seem like a strange topic of conversation? It shouldn’t be. We’re celebrating national Colon Cancer Awareness Month this March at Associates in Digestive Health, and we invite you to join us. The American Cancer Society projects over 135,000...

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