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BOWEL CANCER by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm * Colon cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the colon. * Age and health history can affect the risk of developing colon cancer. * Possible signs of colon cancer include a change in bowel habits or blood in the stool. * Tests that examine the rectum, rectal tissue, and blood are used to detec ... Read on »
What Is Colon Cancer And Colon Cancer Treatment by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 30 Mar 2009 3:20pm 1 Comment One 6-letter word that places fear into the hearts and minds of many people in this day and age is the word ‘ Cancer ’. I would venture to say that this fear is most likely the result of a lack of knowledge of the disease. If you fall into that category, then hopefully the information that you receive here will put you at ease, as well as inspire ... Read on »
What Is Colon Cancer? by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm Colon cancer is a common type of malignancy (cancer) in which there is uncontrolled growth of the cells that line the inside of the colon or rectum. Colon cancer is also called colorectal cancer. The colon, also known as the large intestine, is the last part of the digestive tract. The rectum is the very end of the large intesti ... Read on »
Higher Vitamin D Content to Reduce Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer and Multiple Sclerosis Risk by stuart Patient Expert Posted Wed 02 Mar 2011 12:00am Click our "LIKE" Button found near to top left of this page According to a new study conducted by researchers from University of California at San Diego, more vitamin D can cut the  risk  of several major conditions, including breast cancer. Study co-author Dr. Cedric Garland, a professor of family and preventive medicine at ... Read on »
Colorectal Cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm The colon, also called the large bowel or large intestine, is th last section of the digestive tract. It is five to six feet long, the last eight to ten inches of which is called the rectum. After food is digested in the stomach and nutrients are absorbed in the small intestine, solid wastes from this process move into the colon, where they ... Read on »
PREVENT COLORECTAL CANCER! by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Wed 10 Mar 2010 12:00am Mar 10           The colon is actually the largest part of the large intestine and a part of the digestive system.  It’s a long, hollow tube at the end of your digestive tract where your body makes and stores stool.  Many disorders affect the colon’s ability to work properly.  So ... Read on »
What Causes Colon Cancer? by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm There are several causes for colorectal cancer as well as factors that place certain individuals at increased risk for the disease. There are known genetic and environmental factors. People at risk for colorectal cancer: The biggest risk factor is age. Colon cancer is rare in those under 40 years. The rate of colorectal canc ... Read on »
Detecting Digestive Cancers with Improved DNA Stool Test by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 1:00pm It's Digestive Disease Week 2009 in Chicago. The wires are rolling with news releases relating to disease diagnosis in all sorts of uncomely organs, including an improved DNA stool test that helps detect wide-ranging digestive tract cancers as well as colon cancer. Tess and I were just looking at The Human Body Book (from a Body World exhibit) ... Read on »
Tea and Cancer Prevention: Strengths and Limits of the Evidence by Posted Wed 17 Nov 2010 12:00am Tea and Cancer Prevention: Strengths and Limits of the Evidence Key Points Tea contains polyphenol compounds, particularly catechins, which are antioxidants and whose biological activities may be relevant to cancer prevention (see Questions 2 and 3 ). Few clinical trials of tea cons ... Read on »
Colon Cancer is preventable by yourgidoc Posted Mon 15 Feb 2010 9:50pm They say that the secret to a long healthy life is a good clean colon. Colon cancer is one of the most common and most preventable cancers. The biggest factor in colon cancer is age; it is very rare to find colon cancer in someone under age 40. Most colon cancer is diagnosed in those over 60. Doctors suggest that once you hit 50 you should sc ... Read on »