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Scoop your poop and avoid potentially life-threatening colon cancer: Cancer Society

The Canadian Cancer Society is urging people to get over the squeamishness of collecting a stool sample because doing so may potentially save their lives. A study released on Wednesday found that ... read more

Not too young for colon cancer

They are dying of colorectal cancer at slightly higher rates than in previous decades, and no one really knows why. “This is real,” said Rebecca L. Siegel, an epidemiologist with the American Cancer ... read more

What Are the 5 Most Common Types of Cancer in Women?

"[A colonoscopy] not only diagnoses colon cancer, it also allows your doctor to detect ... But the American Cancer Society doesn't include non-melanoma skin cancers in its rankings, since they're ... read more

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Ulcerative Colitis Emergency Situations and What to Do

This is a life-threatening emergency. Toxic megacolon requires treatment in the hospital. Doctors can attempt to remove excess gas or feces from the colon. If this doesn’t work, surgery can prevent .. ... read more


High-Dose Aspirin Prevents Colon Cancer

23, 2005 -- Aspirin and ibuprofen can prevent colon cancer. But don't try ... senior epidemiologist for the American Cancer Society, makes it even clearer. "Aspirin can cause very serious side effects ... read more

FDA approves first DNA test for colon cancer

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patients' DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors ... New research suggests you may want to ... read more

What Is the Sigmoid Colon, and What Does It Have to Do With Diverticulitis? Everything You Need to Know

This is a life-threatening medical emergency. (11) Signs of peritonitis include fever, increased thirst, and an inability to pass stools ... colon are related to diverticulitis, notes Dr. Motola. ... read more

Colon X-ray spots cancer, reduces dread factor

Preliminary, unpublished data from the new study already helped persuade the cancer society and others to put out guidelines in March that added virtual colonoscopy and a stool DNA test to the ... read more

More Young People Are Dying of Colon Cancer

They are dying of colorectal cancer at slightly higher rates than in previous decades, and no one really knows why. “This is real,” said Rebecca L. Siegel, an epidemiologist with the American Cancer ... read more

Scoop your poop and avoid potentially life-threatening colon cancer: Cancer Society

A recently released study by the Canadian Cancer Society has found that about half of all colon cancer cases are diagnosed after the disease has already spread to other parts of the body. The Canadian ... read more



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