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Stages of Colorectal Cancer and How to Prevent It

Stages of Colorectal Cancer and How to Prevent It

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Colorectal cancer is the fourth most-common type of cancer diagnosed among Americans, after (1) skin cancer, (2) prostate/breast cancer, and (3) lung cancer. Also broken down into colon cancer and rectal cancer, colorectal cancer can be aggressive and can quickly become metastatic – spreading to other organs.

Colon Cancer: Symptoms, Treatment, and Causes

Colon Cancer: Symptoms, Treatment, and Causes

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among men and women in the United States, second only to lung cancer.

Colon Cancer Test-in-a-Box? Why You Should See Your GI Instead

Colon Cancer Test-in-a-Box? Why You Should See Your GI Instead

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
If you are at a higher risk for colorectal cancer due to a family history of the disease, or if you are over 50 years old, then it’s probably time to schedule your colonoscopy.

The Importance of Colon Cancer Screening

The Importance of Colon Cancer Screening

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Of all cancers, colon cancer (colorectal cancer) is the third leading killer, but it can be prevented with early detection through regular screening.

Is There Anything I Can Do to Prevent Colon Cancer?

Is There Anything I Can Do to Prevent Colon Cancer?

by Holly (SU)
Colon cancer ranks as the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the US for men and women (excluding skin cancers).

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