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colon cancer

Gettin’ the rear in gear

Survivors, friends and family members join annual 5K to raise awareness of colorectal cancer.

Patient Story

‘We’re the colonoscopy couple’

Zeeland husband and wife double down on cancer prevention.

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.