Posts With Category: ‘Colon Cancer’

Can Colorful Eating Improve Colon Health?

May 15th, 2020

Adding color to your diet – in the form of fruits and veggies, not food dyes – can improve your colon health, help you lose weight, ensure you get the nutrients you need, and even help to prevent colon cancer. In a recent Loma Linda study, a colorful and diverse diet that included a variety […]

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March Is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

February 15th, 2020

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month happens every March to help educate people about the risk of colorectal cancer and the benefits of early detection. While more than 49,000 people a year lose their lives to colorectal cancer, early detection can make a difference. When caught early, colorectal cancer – which is cancer of the color or […]

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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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