Cancer screening is less straightforward than it might seem. Screening isn’t routinely recommended for some cancers, and has confusing guidelines about others.
While cancer risk is relatively low, it’s still good to be aware of what to look for and when to notify the doctor.
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.
A study of almost 2 million Jewish Israelis found that teens who were overweight at age 17 had significantly increased risk for developing colon cancer as adults. A number of earlier studies that had also found a correlation between obesity and colon ...
Results of a new study that will be presented at the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in June suggest eating tree nuts—at least 2 ounces per week—can cut the risk of death from colorectal cancer in half in people previ...
Nearly one in three adults ages 50 to 75 hasn’t gotten screened for colorectal cancer. Here are several good noninvasive options to consider.
Adhering to a colonoscopy schedule appropriate for your risk is definitely worth the trouble. Here’s what you need to know.
An annual take-home test that looks for blood in the stool, the fecal immunochemical test (FIT), is a highly accurate way to screen for colorectal cancer in people at average risk.
A daily aspirin, along with cancer screening and other lifestyle measures, may lower your risk for cancers of the digestive tract.