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colon cancer

Check early, check often

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

Patient Story

‘I can’t spend too much time worrying’

Assistant principal learns to live with the unknowns: 'Honestly, none of us are guaranteed tomorrow. None of us are guaranteed tonight.'

Regular exercise may boost prostate cancer survival

Study finds that the most active men had the best outcomes.

Happy marriage = colonoscopy?

Women encourage healthful behaviors in their husbands, but look to others for advice about their own preventive care.

Could vegetarian diets alter DNA, raise disease risk?

An expert explains the population genetics behind an intriguing study.

A new health perk for coffee drinkers?

The brew, in any form, might cut colon cancer risk. What's even better: the more you drink, the lower the risk.

Stool tests detect colon cancer?

Yup! Colonoscopy still the preferred screening, but this offers less invasive option, researchers say.

Patient Story

When cancer is part of the equation

GVSU math major Nick Armstrong battles through colon cancer with a positive, 'greater-than' attitude.

Eat your way to a healthier colon

Learn how to lower your risk of colorectal cancer—one mouthful at a time.

Patient Story

To Yellowstone and beyond!

A cancer survivor achieves a bucket-list trip with the help of a star rehabilitation team.

Patient Story

Your top health stories of 2015

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don't want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

Patient Story

‘A fortunate set of circumstances’

Early catch and innovative procedure help Cindy Bouma best colon cancer.

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