Preventing Colon Cancer: Making Cancer Screenings Easier for Patients

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Preventing Colon Cancer Together March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and colon cancer screenings are an important step toward early diagnosis, but many people avoid colonoscopies because of fear of discomfort. Colonoscopies are recommended every 10 years for both men and women over the age of 50 but according to 2010 figures from the Centers for … Continued

What Are Treatment Options for Colon Cancer?

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If you’ve been diagnosed with colon cancer, you undoubtedly have many questions, not the least of which is, “What are my treatment options?” While there are several therapies available to treat colon cancer, your doctor’s recommendation will be based on two key factors: where the cancer is located and to what extent it has spread. Like … Continued

How to Spot Early Symptoms of Colon Cancer

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March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, dedicated to raising awareness about the disease, which is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women combined in the United States. According to the Colon Cancer Alliance, on average, the lifetime risk of developing colon cancer is about one … Continued