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I Never Thought I Needed a Colonoscopy Until This Happened Feature
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I Never Thought I Needed a Colonoscopy Until This Happened

I've learned now that not all health issues present themselves—some are silently lurking inside you and, without regular screening, we may miss them.

I Never Thought I Needed a Colonoscopy Until This Happened
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I Never Thought I Needed a Colonoscopy Until This Happened

I've learned now that not all health issues present themselves—some are silently lurking inside you and, without regular screening, we may miss them.

Calcium Supplements Linked to Higher Risk for Colon Polyps
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Calcium Supplements Linked to Higher Risk for Colon Polyps

A new study finds that daily calcium supplements that may help weak bones are linked to an increased risk for colon polyps.

Signs of Colon Cancer in Women
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Signs of Colon Cancer in Women

Colonoscopies and other screening methods can help prevent colon cancer or detect it in the early stages, so it's important to get screened.

Signs You Should Get a Colonoscopy
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Signs You Should Get a Colonoscopy

Colorectal cancer is increasing in people under age 50, so it's important to know the risks and symptoms for colorectal cancer and see your health care professional if you have concerns.

Tips for a Better Colonoscopy
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Tips for a Better Colonoscopy

Colonoscopies are essential to preventing colon cancer, but the prep is never fun. Here are some tips for making sure the preparation goes well—and you don't have to repeat it.

Colonoscopies, Endoscopies Carry Greater Infection Risk Than Thought
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Colonoscopies, Endoscopies Carry Greater Infection Risk Than Thought

Getting a colonoscopy or an endoscopy may be riskier than you thought.

Calcium Supplements Linked to Higher Risk for Colon Polyps
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Calcium Supplements Linked to Higher Risk for Colon Polyps

A new study finds that daily calcium supplements that may help weak bones are linked to an increased risk for colon polyps.

Colon Cancer Screening Options That Aren't a Colonoscopy
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Colon Cancer Screening Options That Aren't a Colonoscopy

To detect colon cancer earlier, it’s critical to know your options and understand that colonoscopies aren’t the only colon cancer screening option available.

10 Things Every Woman Should Know About Colon Cancer
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10 Things Every Woman Should Know About Colon Cancer

Without screening, colon cancer can be in an advanced stage before it is discovered. Generally, the earlier colon cancer is found the easier it is to treat.

The Importance of Early Detection for Colorectal Cancer
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The Importance of Early Detection for Colorectal Cancer

Early detection, although not a perfect science, can be your best bet for treatment and remission or prevention of many cancers.

Deaths From Colon Cancer Up Among Younger White Americans
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Deaths From Colon Cancer Up Among Younger White Americans

Colon cancer is claiming the lives of more younger, white Americans.

Exercise Is Good Medicine for Advanced Colon Cancer
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Exercise Is Good Medicine for Advanced Colon Cancer

Waging a successful battle against advanced colon cancer should include regular doses of exercise, a new study suggests.

Going Vegetarian to Cut Colon Cancer Risk
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Going Vegetarian to Cut Colon Cancer Risk

Eating red and processed meats raises the risk of colorectal cancer, while eating fiber-rich foods lowers it.

Study Confirms Lifesaving Value of Colonoscopy
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Study Confirms Lifesaving Value of Colonoscopy

A large study has confirmed what many public health experts have long believed: Colonoscopy saves lives.

Signs of Colon Cancer in Women
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Signs of Colon Cancer in Women

Colonoscopies and other screening methods can help prevent colon cancer or detect it in the early stages, so it's important to get screened.

The Importance of Early Detection for Colorectal Cancer
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The Importance of Early Detection for Colorectal Cancer

Early detection, although not a perfect science, can be your best bet for treatment and remission or prevention of many cancers.