CategoryColon Cancer

  • Signs and Symptoms of Colorectal Cancer

    Signs and Symptoms of Colorectal Cancer

    As of 2019, colon cancer is the second most deadly cancer in both men and women, and it’s estimated that 1 in 20 people will be diagnosed with the disease in their lifetime. Colon cancer can unfortunately spread quickly while patients experience...

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  • Colon Cleanse FAQs: Risks, Benefits & More

    Colon Cleanse FAQs: Risks, Benefits & More

    There are many buzzwords in the health world today, such as “detox” and “cleanse.” Often times, these terms can be misleading. Quite simply, your body is meant to do these things naturally, and if it’s having trouble, the best thing you can do is...

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  • Success of the 2019 Guts and Butts 5K

    Success of the 2019 Guts and Butts 5K

    The five-year survival rate of colon cancer when detected in the early stages is around 90 percent, meaning most cases of colon cancer can be cured, provided patients get their colonoscopy screening when they should. The high success of early...

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  • Is a Soda a Day Okay?

    Is a Soda a Day Okay?

    Maybe you’ve worked really hard to limit your consumption of soda. In fact, you pat yourself on the back because you’ve gotten down to just one can a day. You’ve heard the warnings about high fructose corn syrup and remember to read your labels,...

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  • Obesity, Colorectal Cancer, and the Younger Generation

    Obesity, Colorectal Cancer, and the Younger Generation

    If you walked up to an average person on the street and asked what they thought common risk factors for colon or colorectal cancer might be, you’d likely get answers such as “old age” and “unhealthy diet.” While eating an unhealthy diet isn’t too...

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