Category Colon Cancer/Polyps


Sugar and Cancer - What Is The Link?

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Another study linking sugar with cancer has been published. The study done in Sweden was published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute and linked sugary drinks with an increased risk of gallbladder and biliary tract cancers. The truth is that the study cannot directly link sodas with...

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March Is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

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Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women in the United States. This year, approximately 50,000 people will die from the disease. The good news? Colon cancer is one of the most preventable and treatable forms of cancer, if found early. This is why, in 2000, March was...

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Colon Cancer On The Rise for Young People

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Even though screenings for colon cancer aren’t recommended for those under the age of 50, new research shows that the number of diagnosed cases in people under 50 are significantly on the rise. Based on current trends, researchers from the MD Anderson Cancer Center predict that by 2030 the...

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Purple Potatoes and the Prevention of Colon Cancer

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Recent research has shown that baked purple potatoes contain certain substances that may help in the fight against colon cancer. More than 50,000 people in the United States die of this disease each year, and while current colon cancer treatments include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation, this...

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