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If you have ulcerative colitis, your colon cancer risk more than doubles. Learn how to protect yourself.
Rates of colon cancer are rising among Millennials and Gen Xers, even as they continue to drop among Boomers. Get up to speed on the signs and symptoms today.
High-intensity interval training — cardio workouts that include short bursts of maximum effort and recovery periods — may slow the growth of colon cancer.
Most metastatic colon cancer patients receive a combination of chemotherapy and a targeted therapy, which interrupts tumor cells’ growth and spread.
There may be a link between early-onset colorectal cancer — colon or rectal cancer diagnosed before age 50 — and time spent sitting and watching television.
The primary treatment for non-metastatic colon cancer is surgery. You may then receive 3 to 6 months of chemotherapy to prevent the cancer from coming back.
Colon cancer and treatment side effects make it hard to take in essential nutrients. Here are some ways to nourish your body and help prevent cancer recurrence.
If you're diagnosed with benign growths or polyps during a colonoscopy, be sure to follow up as recommended, or you could be at higher risk for colon cancer.
Young women who are obese should be vigilant about colon cancer, according to this study that found a link between obesity and early-onset colorectal cancer.