Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the U.S., with Americans facing a lifetime chance of 5 - 6% for this cancer. Each year, about 143,000 Americans are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, and about 50,000 people die from the disease. About 72% of cancers occur in the colon and 28% in the rectum.
Rates of colorectal cancer have been decreasing in the United States. This is due in part to more people getting regular screenings for colorectal cancer, and...Read more
Just a brief update on my blog from last week . . . I met my deadline late last Friday and by Sunday my gut was much happier and pretty... Read more »
New Colon Cancer Screening Tests in Research & Development Stages In the October 28th issue of The New York Times, it was reported... Read more »
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... Read more »