Condition Center: Colon Cancer

Primary Care Doctor Visits Save Lives

Research has shown that screening cuts the incidence of colorectal cancer. And folks who visit their doctors regularly are more likely to learn about...

Does NSAID Use Impact GI Cancers?

Aspirin is an intriguing medicine because it helps to control inflammation, which plays a big role in a number of diseases — including cancer. So d...

The Meat of Cancer Survival

It's well-known that a person's diet can affect the risk of developing cancer. But what about diet after a cancer diagnosis — does that m...

Racial Paradox in Colorectal Cancer

Black men are at higher risk of developing and dying from colorectal cancer than white men. But when it comes to pre-cancerous growths, just the oppo...

Genes, Aspirin and Colon Cancer

Aspirin is far more than a pain reliever. This medicine is now known to play a role in lowering risks of some types of cancer. Recent research zeros ...

Wiping Colonoscopies Off the Screen

Cancer screenings can be very invasive, painful or both. Wouldn’t it be great if cancer could be detected with a simple blood test? New research su...

A Case for Delaying Cancer Screenings

As a general rule, both men and women are urged to get their first colon cancer screening at age 50. These screening guidelines and technology may be...

Guys, Keep Your Fit Physiques!

Carrying a few extra pounds isn’t just bad for men's figures – it’s unhealthy. Being overweight or obese increases their odds of heart disease ...

Dreaming of Colorectal Cancer

Poor sleep disturbs the body in all sorts of ways. Snoring affects our breathing, how much oxygen the body gets and how much sleep we need. And all o...

Lady Smokers' Risk for Colon Cancer

Links between smoking and lung cancer have been well established, but what about other types of cancer? In particular, female smokers have shown high...