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colorectal cancer

Gettin’ the rear in gear

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

The Irish Jig goes big

Thousands brave brisk temps and a light drizzle to welcome the return of this festive 5K in West Michigan.

Patient Story

‘We’re the colonoscopy couple’

Zeeland husband and wife double down on cancer prevention.

New rules for colonoscopy

With cancer rates rising among younger people, experts urge screening to start at age 45.

Patient Story

‘I can do this’

After a fight with rectal cancer, Mary Hannon is stronger than ever.

Check early, check often

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

Patient Story

‘I realized I had to take care of myself’

Nancy Wolters learned the hard way that preventive care is crucial after she put her own health on the back burner to take care of her family.

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.

‘You’re not alone’

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

Patient Story

Going green: Irish Jig 2019

The event supporting colorectal cancer awareness drew nearly 3,500 runners.

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.

Study confirms lifesaving value of colonoscopy

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