Cancer screening is less straightforward than it might seem. Screening isn’t routinely recommended for some cancers, and has confusing guidelines about others.
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While cancer risk is relatively low, it’s still good to be aware of what to look for and when to notify the doctor.
Ever wondered what ablation means (it’s a treatment technique)? Histology? Lynch Syndrome? Find out these definitions (and more) in this slideshow.
From initial diagnosis to metastasis, each stage of colon cancer has specific testing and treatment. Stage 0 has not spread, for instance, while stage 4 could be in the liver and lungs.
Through new therapies, colon cancer has become a manageable chronic disease such as diabetes or heart disease. Here are 10 facts you should know about advanced colon cancer.
Know how to use your smart phone to its best ability, or create a page on CaringBridge to share news about your cancer journey? This article explores tips for this and more.
Who helped you through cancer treatment? Have you expressed your appreciation? A simple thank you card and gift card can go a long way.
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.
Microsatellite instability (MSI) can result in tumors throughout the body, including the colon. These are often cancerous. Learn more about this condition in this slideshow.
Nearly one in three adults ages 50 to 75 hasn’t gotten screened for colorectal cancer. Here are several good noninvasive options to consider.