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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 »
Risks Of Colon Cancer In Women And Men by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Apr 2009 12:56pm Cancer occurs when something goes wrong with this system, causing uncontrolled cell division and growth. Colon cancer is cancer of the large intestine (colon), the lower part of your digestive system. Most cases of colon cancer begin as small, noncancerous (benign) clumps of cells called adenomatous polyps. Rectal cancer is cancer of the last 6 ... 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 »
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 »
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 »
Colon Cancer Screenings Save Lives by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Mar 2010 12:00am by Sandra Crockett Talking about colorectal cancer may make you wince. But discussing it with your physician is a key to good health. In fact, it may save your life. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month , and a good opportunity to discuss colon cancer screenings, which are relatively painless. For African Americans, the reco ... Read on »
Colon Cancer Screenings Save Lives by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Mar 2010 6:24am by Sandra Crockett Talking about colorectal cancer may make you wince. But discussing it with your physician is a key to good health. In fact, it may save your life. March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month , and a good opportunity to discuss colon cancer screenings, which are relatively painless. For African Americans, the recom ... Read on »
Tony Snow’s Cancer Recurrence by Lisa E. L. Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Nov 2009 10:02pm My sympathies go out to Tony Snow and his family for the latest news about his colon cancer recurrence. In 2005, Snow wasdiagnosed with Stage 3 colon cancer, had his colon removed andunderwent six months of chemotherapy. Now a second cancer has been removed, and reports say it has metastasized to his lever. Cancer news is never good news. Sn ... Read on »
Does Red Meat Cause Colon Cancer? by Scott K. Patient Expert Posted Tue 14 Oct 2008 4:01am Colon cancer on four legs? I was involved in a discussion recently where the statement of “red meat causes colon cancer” was spoken. Figuring that to be a gross overgeneralization, I decided to do some sleuthing and see what the record shows regarding red meat and colon cancer. I meandered over to Google, typed in “red meat” and came up w ... Read on »
What Screening Tests Are Available For Colon Cancer? by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm Screening for colorectal cancer involves special tests performed on people who have no symptoms of a particular illness. Good screening tests are: Safe Relatively inexpensive Proven effective in detecting the disease at an early stage and reducing the death rate from that disease Current screening tests for co ... Read on »