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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.
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.
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.
While cancer risk is relatively low, it’s still good to be aware of what to look for and when to notify the doctor.
A daily aspirin, along with cancer screening and other lifestyle measures, may lower your risk for cancers of the digestive tract.
Here's what you should know about how age, race, family history, and conditions like IBD can affect your chances of getting colon cancer.