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colon cancer

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.

Patient Story

Wings of thanks

Cancer survivor creates birdhouses for other patients to enjoy.

Study confirms lifesaving value of colonoscopy

If cancerous growths called polyps are found during a colonoscopy, they can be removed during the procedure.

Blue skies, green duds: The luck of the Irish Jig

Nearly 4,300 people took part in the annual St. Patrick's Day race to raise awareness about colorectal cancer.

Patient Story

Luck o’ the early colon cancer diagnosis

Stephanie Schlueter walked the Spectrum Health Irish Jig for the fourth time, but her first as a survivor.

Patient Story

Be someone’s angel

There's no better way to spend a Saturday than setting a world record and raising money for cancer patients.

Dive into your gene pool

Worried about cancer? A $249 genetic test could ease your mind.

And they’re off!

Runners step out in style for the Irish Jig 2017.

Colon cancer on the rise in young adults

A startling percentage of colorectal cancer patients are younger than 50, and the number is climbing. Diet and lifestyle may be to blame.

Patient Story

‘We felt like our world had fallen apart’

After battling colon cancer, a mom of two hones her woodworking and art skills to launch a successful home decor business.

Patient Story

‘Extraordinarily gratifying’

A new study finds cancer death rates in the U.S. dropped 20 percent.

Researchers suspect cancer, obesity link

People who stay slim throughout life may reduce the likelihood of developing cancer.

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