colon cancer

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The Connection Between Young Adults and Colon Cancer

Here’s a look at why younger adults are being diagnosed with colon cancer and how they can lower their risk

Sad ethnic woman crying on pouf in apartment

La conexión entre adultos jóvenes y el cáncer de colon

Echaremos un vistazo a la razón por la cual adultos más jóvenes están recibiendo diagnósticos de cáncer de colon y cómo se puede reducir su riesgo

No If, Ands or Butts: All Things Colon Cancer – Webinar

No If, Ands or Butts: All Things Colon Cancer – Webinar

Watch this webinar as leading experts discuss symptoms, risk factors and screening guidelines for colon cancer

Carole Motycka

I Walked into the ER with a Shoulder Injury — I Left with a Colon Cancer Diagnosis and 6 Months to Live

As a colon cancer survivor turned advocate, I see the role luck, self-advocacy and privilege played in my diagnosis and treatment

Ask the Expert: Colorectal Cancer

Ask the Expert: Colorectal Cancer

Fola May, M.D., an associate professor of medicine at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and a gastroenterologist answers questions about colorectal cancer, screening, how to find a provider and more

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Who’s Most at Risk for Colorectal Cancer?

African Americans and Ashkenazi Jews face a higher risk of colorectal cancer. A growing number of young women might also be at risk.

Mature woman contemplating at home, looking out the window

¿Quién tiene mayor riesgo de cáncer colorrectal?

Los afroamericanos y los judíos asquenazí tienen un mayor riesgo de cáncer colorrectal. Una cantidad cada vez más grande de mujeres también podría tener riesgo.

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Comic: Meg Gets a Colonoscopy

Colorectal screening saves lives

Meg se hace una colonoscopia

Meg se hace una colonoscopia

Las examinaciones colorrectales salvan vidas

How to Care for Your Mental Health if You Have Colon Cancer

How to Care for Your Mental Health if You Have Colon Cancer

Many colorectal cancer survivors deal with mental health challenges, but the disease doesn’t have to define you

Cómo cuidar tu salud mental si tienes cáncer de colon

Cómo cuidar tu salud mental si tienes cáncer de colon

Muchos sobrevivientes de cáncer colorrectal enfrentan dificultades de la salud mental, pero la enfermedad no tiene que definirte

Colleen Monfross

You Can’t Choose Your Genes

But if you learn what your genetic code is saying, you can choose your response

Kimberly Holiday-Coleman

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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We Need to Talk About Colorectal Cancer

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

woman with colorectal cancer

Navigating a Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis

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

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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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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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

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

Colorful candies

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.

Doctor greeting patient in a hospital before her 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 healthcare professional if you have concerns.