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Colon Carcinoma by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Colorectal Cancer (CRC) is a common, lethal, and preventable disease CRC is the second leading cause of cancer death in both sexes, accounting for 10 to 11 percent of cancer deaths overall; it is third most common in men and women separately. Approximately one in three people who develop CRC die of ... Read on »
Lack of Sleep Linked to Risky Colon Polyps by Medline Plus Posted Fri 15 Oct 2010 1:22pm Friday, October 15, 2010    By Adam Marcus NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who slept less than six hours a night were more likely to have dangerous polyps in their colon or rectum compared to better-rested patients, in one recent study. Th ... Read on »
Dr. Oz, Colon Cancer Screening, Colon Polyp, and Colonoscopy - What Can We Learn by Davis Liu Medical Doctor Posted Tue 07 Sep 2010 11:40pm I'm a big fan of Dr. Oz . What is there not to like about the guy?  He's incredibly smart, a graduate of my alma mater, the Wharton School, energetic, pretty good looking, and charismatic.  Though as a doctor I don't always agree with him, as I practicing primary care doctor I have great respect for his mission of getting all Americans healthie ... Read on »
Featured Clinical Trial: Study of a Statin to Prevent Polyps after Colon Cancer Resection by Cancer.gov Posted Sun 27 Feb 2011 10:35pm Study of a Statin to Prevent Polyps after Colon Cancer Resection Name of the Trial Phase III Randomized Study of Adjuvant Rosuvastatin in Patients with Resected Stage I or II Colon Cancer (NSABP-P-5). See the protocol summary . Dr. Bruce M. Boman Principal Investigator Dr. Bruce M. Boman (Protocol Chair ... 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 »
Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines - Colonoscopy Better Than Sigmoidoscopy? The Truth and the Myth by Davis Liu Medical Doctor Posted Mon 07 Mar 2011 12:52am Colon cancer screening has a particular personal interest for me.  One of my colleagues in residency training had her father die of colon cancer when she was a teenager. No one should lose a love one to a disease when caught early is often treatable.  Although for both men and women, colon cancer is the third most common behind lung and prosta ... 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 »
An Ounce Of Prevention ... Colon Cancer Info by Moms Nutrition Posted Wed 17 Feb 2010 12:00am Prevention is the name of the game when it comes to good health. And nutrition is the probably the most influential part of prevention (we do eat 3 times or more per day!?), which is why we recommend adding Juice Plus+ ® as a daily supplement. However, according to the CDC, the to four most common cancers based on occurrence are: Pro ... Read on »
Noninvasive Test for Colon Cancer Shows Promise in Early Trial by HealthFinder Posted Thu 28 Oct 2010 10:00am healthnewslink Stool-based screen beats current versions, but results must be replicated in larger trials, experts say. By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Noninvasive Test for Colon Cancer Shows Promise in Early Trial by Medline Plus Posted Thu 28 Oct 2010 1:00pm Stool-based screen beats current versions, but results must be replicated in larger trials, experts say Thursday, October 28, 2010 THURSDAY, Oct. 28 (HealthDay News) -- A new noninvasive test to detect pre-cancerous polyps and colon tumors appears to be more accurate than current noninva ... Read on »