Colon CancerInfo Center
Older Patients Fared Worse After Colorectal Cancer Surgery
Though cancer presents a difficult road ahead for most people, new research suggests that older patients with colorectal cancer may face more challenges than younger patients.
Colonoscopies Can Prevent Cancer
Colonoscopies are touted as the best way to prevent colon cancer. Now, a new study shows just how well they work.
Aspirin Use Reaches Beyond Fever and Pain Control to Fight Cancer
Aspirin is known to help thin blood, reduce fever, relieve minor aches and even reduce inflammation. Researchers are now thinking that the medication may be useful artillery in fighting a deadly disease.
Good Cancer News for Celiac Patients
A gluten-free diet can control or eliminate the painful symptoms of celiac disease. Now, there is more good news for celiac disease patients, especially the ones who eat gluten-free.
Colonoscopies Are Not a Perfect Tool
More people are taking advantage of colonoscopies, the best tool for detection of colon cancer. However, not everyone who has the screening can be completely certain they are cancer-free.
Noninvasive Colon Cancer Screening Highly Accurate
Colon cancer is a treatable form of cancer when detected early, but many at-risk adults fail to get screened. A new study looked at a highly accurate new test that may change that.
Colon Cancer Rates Continue to Decline
Colon cancer remains the third most common form of cancer, but new research suggests that colon cancer screenings are helping to save lives.
Lifestyle Now May Affect Colon Cancer Survival Later
Healthy diet and lifestyle choices reduce the risk for many diseases. What effect these pre-diagnosis choices have on survival after colon and rectal cancer has become clearer.
Calling Attention to Colorectal Cancer
If a screening could not just identify, but actually prevent cancer, you'd make an appointment, right? Experts are reminding the public that this can be the case for colorectal cancer.
High Fiber Intake May Lower Colon Tumor Risk
Adding fiber to your diet is generally a healthy choice. It seems that fiber also may decrease the risk of getting a particular kind of colon tumor.