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 to Know About Bile Duct Cancer

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February is Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness Month. Bile Duct Cancer is a complex and rare cancer that is also known as cholangiocarcinoma or bile duct tumors. Johanna Bendell, MD, Director of GI Oncology Research and Associate Director, Drug Development Unit, at Sarah Cannon Research Institute is a leader in the field and discusses … Continued

National Cancer Prevention Month

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Cancer can strike anyone, at any time, and it’s important to be aware of your risk factors and adopt preventative measures. Take the time this February, National Cancer Prevention Month, to arm yourself with cancer knowledge. Check out this video segment from Johanna Bendell, MD, Director of GI Cancer Research Program and Associate Director of the … Continued