Tree Nuts Reduce Colon Cancer Recurrences

10 Facts About Lynch Syndrome

What do you need to know about Lynch syndrome, an inherited cancer disorder? It raises the risk of colon and rectal cancer, among other cancer types.
Rachel Zohn

New Colorectal Screening Options

Nearly one in three adults ages 50 to 75 hasn’t gotten screened for colorectal cancer. Here are several good noninvasive options to consider.

Can Aspirin Lower Cancer Risk?

A daily aspirin, along with cancer screening and other lifestyle measures, may lower your risk for cancers of the digestive tract.
Monica Smith

More Cancers Linked to Weight

Obesity rates have more than doubled worldwide since 1980, according to the World Health Organization, to more than 600 million adults. For years, research has shown that people who are overweight or obese have an increased risk for heart disease, di...

More People Under 50 Getting Colon Cancer

More people under 50 are developing colon cancer, an illness usually associated with old age. Today, one in seven colon cancer patients is under 50, according to researchers at the University of Michigan, and these younger patients are more likely to ...

Aspirin May Lower Colon Cancer Risk

Score another potential benefit of a daily aspirin. According to a Danish study, people who took one or two baby aspirins a day for at least five years reduced their risk of colon cancer significantly. The study at the Danish Cancer Society Research ...

Coffee Lowers Chance That Colon Cancer Will Return

Drinking four cups of coffee a day can lower the chance of colon cancer returning, concludes new research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, is one of the first to analyze an association bet...

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