colorectal cancer

Colon Cancer Blood Test

New Blood Test Could Be Breakthrough For Colon Cancer Detection

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S., and experts say many do not undergo the colonoscopies that could dramatically reduce that number through early detection.



Treatment For Colorectal Cancer From Sloan-Kettering

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Make That Call For Colon Cancer Screening

Make That Call is a public awareness campaign being held on March 1-14, 2011, to urge all New Yorkers 50 and older to Make That Call for Colon Cancer Screening.


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Family History Key In Watching For Colon Cancer

As each generation ages, important information about your family health history can be forgotten or lost. Start a dialogue with your family today.


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Get The Facts About Colorectal Cancer  

Cancer of the colon and rectum is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths. Learn more about risk factors and what to watch out for.


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Colorectal Cancer Rates By State

See where your state rates when it comes to frequency of getting colorectal cancer as well as how often deaths occur.


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Common Questions About Colorectal Cancer

What is colorectal cancer? What’s a polyp? What causes the deadly disease? Here are some answers to the questions you may have about colorectal cancer.


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The Colon: What It Is And Why It’s Important

What exactly is the colon and what is its function? Read this article to learn the answers to these questions, and more.


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Awareness Key To The Colon Cancer Fight

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. A lot of work has gone into bringing awareness to this disease, but because it deals with part of the body that the general public is uncomfortable talking about, many suffer needlessly.


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Knocking Out The Side Effects Of Colorectal Cancer Treatment

Cancer treatment can be difficult; therefore, it is important to aggressively manage any side effects in order to have the opportunity to complete treatment.