Screening for colon cancer; Colonoscopy - screening; Sigmoidoscopy - screening; Virtual colonoscopy - screening
Colon cancer screening can detect polyps and early cancers. Such screening can find abnormalities that can be treated before cancer develops or spreads. Regular screenings may decrease deaths and...
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By Elizabeth Roberts, Health Expert
New Colon Cancer Screening Tests in Research & Development Stages In the October 28th issue of The New York Times, it was reported that there... Read more »
By Amy Thomas, Health Expert
For some time we've known that vitamin D-primarily found in milk-is linked to a lower likelihood of developing colon cancer. But new scientific data... Read more »
By Nancy Muller, Health Expert
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S. and represents the second leading cause of cancer deaths. Each year, 50,000 die from... Read more »