Posts With Category: ‘Colon Cancer’

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

colon cancer awareness month
March 9th, 2018

Time to get your REAR in GEAR! Who gets colon cancer? Colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) affects both men and women, as well as people in all racial and ethnic groups. It is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the US Nearly 137,000 Americans are diagnosed with colon cancer each […]

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Colon Cancer Risk In African Americans

African Americans have the highest rates of colon cancer among all ethnic groups in the United States.  There are many factors which contribute to these statistics.  Environmental factors, differences in tumor biology and access to screening have all been sited as possible causes.  The American College of Gastroenterology and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy […]

March 18th, 2015
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