Category Colon Cancer/Polyps


Do You Know How To Lower Your Chances of Having Colorectal Cancer?

Colorectal cancer is the fifth most common cancer, with an average of 150,000 new cases every year. There are some risk factors that cannot be changed, such as age and genetic predisposition, but there are some risk factors that you can do your part to control in the fight against colorectal

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Let’s Talk About Our Colons

This March, make sure you talk a lot about your colon. Seem like a strange topic of conversation? It shouldn’t be. We’re celebrating national Colon Cancer Awareness Month this March at Associates in Digestive Health, and we invite you to join us. The American Cancer Society projects over 135,000

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New Way To Prevent Polyp Regrowth?



Each year the American Cancer Society publishes a report that estimates the number of expected new cancer diagnoses in the coming year and the expected number of cancer related deaths during the same time period. This year’s report estimated that there will be over 135,000 new cases of colorectal

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Sugar and Cancer - What Is The Link?

Another study linking sugar with cancer has been published. The study done in Sweden was published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute and linked sugary drinks with an increased risk of gallbladder and biliary tract cancers.

The truth is that the study cannot directly link sodas with

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March Is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women in the United States. This year, approximately 50,000 people will die from the disease. The good news? Colon cancer is one of the most preventable and treatable forms of cancer, if found early. This is why, in 2000, March

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