Colon Cancer

Colon cancer is cancer of the large intestine or the rectum, and is often called colorectal cancer. READ MORE

Colon Cancer

Cómo manejar un diagnóstico de cáncer colorrectal

Cómo manejar un diagnóstico de cáncer colorrectal

Un diagnóstico de cáncer colorrectal puede causar mucha angustia. Aquí encontrarás que debes hacer.

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Cáncer colorrectal 101

Cáncer colorrectal 101

Información sobre los principios básicos del cáncer colorrectal, quién tiene más riesgo y cómo puedes incrementar tus probabilidades de supervivencia si desarrollas la enfermedad

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My Symptoms Were Dismissed as Hemorrhoids, but I Had Colon Cancer

My cancer diagnosis led me to appreciate the little things — and learn to dance

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When I was 32, I Was Getting Ready to Marry and Have Kids. Then I Was Diagnosed With Colorectal Cancer.

I never imagined I could get colorectal cancer at such a young age

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We Need to Talk About Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is deadly, but it’s also highly preventable. The first step is talking about it.

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Navigating a Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis

A colorectal cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming. Here’s what to do next.

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Colorectal Cancer 101

Understand the basics of colorectal cancer, who’s at risk and how you can increase your chances of survival if you develop the disease

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Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Colorectal Cancer Screening

Learn about what colonoscopies are, when and how to get them, and how they can help prevent colon cancer

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Colorful Sweets May Look Tasty, but Some Researchers Question Whether Synthetic Dyes May Pose Health Risks to Your Colon and Rectum

Sixty percent of the Standard American Diet consists of ultra-processed food, which isn’t great for colon health. Researchers are looking into whether artificial food colors play a role.

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Chadwick Boseman’s Death From Colorectal Cancer Underscores an Alarming Increase in Cases Among Younger Adults as Well as Health Gaps for African Americans

The tragic death of Chadwick Boseman at age 43 following a four-year battle against colorectal cancer underscores two important public health concerns.

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Signs You Should Get a Colonoscopy

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.

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Colon Cancer Screening Options That Aren't a Colonoscopy

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.

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Going Vegetarian to Cut Colon Cancer Risk

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.

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The Importance of Early Detection for Colorectal Cancer

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.

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