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colon cancer

Patient Story

‘I am at peace’

A new interest in an old treatment helped a Michigan woman stay home with her husband during his final months.

Meatless Mondays

Improve your cardiovascular health with a plant-based food day.

Check early, check often

For men, regular screening and early detection are essential in battling the top three cancers.

Patient Story

‘The place I needed to be’

When cancer claimed her husband, Courtney Appel found solace in becoming a patient advocate.

Colon test options abound—but colonoscopy is best

While labs can evaluate colon health based on blood or stool samples, traditional imaging procedures are the most reliable.

The diverticulitis divide

Half of people age 50 and older will experience this painful bowel condition. Learn how to prevent it—and recognize symptoms when they arise.

Young adults see rise in colon cancer

The sizable jump in cases among age 50 and younger is a worldwide trend arising partly from poor diet.

Patient Story

‘No day is a given’

A 34-year-old doctor and mom of two is battling colon cancer with a powerful social network, humor and plenty of snuggles.

‘You’re not alone’

Anal cancer—it happens, and it's related to HPV.

Pay attention to your colon

Take action now for a better tomorrow.

Start your day the green way

With the right ingredients, a well-made smoothie can provide your body all the fuel it needs to tackle whatever comes your way.

Going vegetarian cuts colon cancer risk?

Healthy eating and behaviors—including exercising and not smoking—work in conjunction to keep the body in tip-top shape.