Doctors Urge Those 50 And Older To Be Diligent About Colon Cancer Screenings; 'It's Actually Completely Preventable'Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center stresses the importance of resuming vital screenings, as young onset colorectal cancer is on the rise.
Statistics Show Colon, Rectal Cancer Cases Are Up In Young AdultsThere are some troubling colon cancer statistics out Thursday from the American Cancer Society.
HealthWatch: Artificial Intelligence Used To Detect, Prevent Colon CancerIt's a combination of traditional colonoscopy and computers that can show doctors colon polyps they might otherwise miss.
Woman Says Colon Cancer Diagnosis Should Be Wake-Up Call To Young PeopleA young New Jersey mother in her 30s has been diagnosed with colon cancer. She couldn't believe it, but now she wants everyone to hear her story.
Young, White Adults At Increased Risk For Dying Of Colorectal Cancer; Study FindsThe American Cancer Society said young adults are dying from colon and rectal cancers at an increasing rate.
Health Experts Alarmed By Spike In Colon, Rectal Cancer Rates Among MillennialsAn alarming trend in young adults has health experts concerned. New research shows a sharp rise in colorectal cancers in people as young as their twenties and thirties.
Earlier Screening Could Save Many From Colorectal Cancer, Research SuggestsEvery day 400 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.
Study: Location Of Colon Cancer May Affect Chance Of SurvivalThe location of cancer in colon cancer patients may predict the chance of survival, new research suggests.
Study: At-Home Tests Can Effectively Detect Most Colon CancersFor those people 50 years or older, they've probably been told they should have a colonoscopy to screen for cancer. Many, however, don't heed the advice.
New Blood Test Could Be Breakthrough For Colon Cancer DetectionColorectal 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.
N.J. Colon Cancer Survivor To Hold 24 Hour Soccer Marathon Fundraiser A 24-hour soccer marathon will take place in New Jersey this weekend in an effort to raise money for colon cancer research and advocacy.
New Jersey U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Dies At 77Rep. Donald Payne, dean of the New Jersey Congressional delegation, died Tuesday morning at the age of 77 at St. Barnabas Hospital after a battle with colon cancer.
Couric Teams Up With NYC For Colon Cancer Screening CampaignCouric and CBS 2 personalities join forces for new campaign to encourage people to screen for colon cancer.
Life Very Different For Beatles Impersonator With Colon CancerOn stage, he’s a rock star, playing the part of George Harrison. Backstage and behind the scenes, however, he’s 58-year-old Mark Vaccacio, and he’s dying from terminal colon cancer.
Family History Key In Watching For Colon CancerAs each generation ages, important information about your family health history can be forgotten or lost. Start a dialogue with your family today.