Category Colon Cancer/Polyps

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The headlines say "Painkillers Prevent Colon Cancer", wait, what?? If it were just that simple; but, of course it is not. The study in question, out of Denmark, said that continual usage of either low dose baby aspirin or non aspirin NSAIDs, reduced the risk of developing colon cancer by 27% and...

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Quality and Training Matters

Believe it or not … the doctor you choose to do your colonoscopy actually matters. A new study shows that the doctor makes a difference in whether you’ll develop colon cancer or die from it. While it’s easy to pick the doctor that offers the best price or that your insurance company will pay...

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March Is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

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March is the month set aside for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Unlike it's counterpart in October, the country doesn't turn blue for the month. Wonder why? It is probably the subject matter. People don't feel comfortable discussing their colon in public. We understand. We also understand...

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Vitamin D, Anyone? Everyone??

A simple internet search on the benefits of vitamin D produces a surprising array of results. Low levels of the sunshine vitamin are linked to obesity, poor brain function, increased risk for respiratory infections, and now - colon cancer. So many researchers are concentrating on the role vitamin...

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