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COLON CANCER NEWS TIPS & FEATURES

Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Cancer Risk

May 9th, 2017

Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Cancer Risk

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Better screening and modern IBD treatments are improving the odds. By Sharon Reynolds A woman newly diagnosed with inflammatory bowel […]

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Tags: Colon Cancer, irritable bowel disease, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Rectal Cancer


A Quick Primer on Crohn’s Disease

April 7th, 2017

A Quick Primer on Crohn’s Disease

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Crohn’s disease is an idiopathic, chronic, inflammatory process that can affect any part of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract from the […]

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Tags: Colon Cancer, crohns disease ulcerative colitis, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other


Study Suggests Up to 75% of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patients Undiagnosed

March 30th, 2017

Study Suggests Up to 75% of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patients Undiagnosed

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

A report published by researchers in The American Journal of Gastroenterology by doctors from Washington University in Saint Louis and the David […]

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Tags: Colon Cancer, IBS, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other


7 Facts You Need to Know about Colonoscopy

March 16th, 2017

7 Facts You Need to Know about Colonoscopy

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Screening is crucial for the prevention and early detection of colorectal cancer. The American Cancer Society currently recommends that people […]

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Tags: Colon Cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other


Colorectal Cancer Risk & Screening Recommendations

March 15th, 2017

Colorectal Cancer Risk & Screening Recommendations

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

When it comes to colorectal cancer, screening is prevention. Colorectal cancer is no joke. Just get screened.  What’s Your Risk? Average […]

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Tags: Colon Cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other


Moderate Exercise Improves Outcomes for Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

March 8th, 2017

Moderate Exercise Improves Outcomes for Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Patients with colorectal cancer may be able to lower the risk of the disease worsening, and improve their chances of […]

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Tags: Colon Cancer, Exercise, News Tips and Features, Other News Topics (not Types of Cancer)


Cancers Caught During Screening Colonoscopy are More Survivable

March 2nd, 2017

Cancers Caught During Screening Colonoscopy are More Survivable

By Anonymous User anonymous_user_10987

Patients whose colorectal cancer (CRC) is detected during a screening colonoscopy are likely to survive longer than those who wait […]

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Tags: Colon Cancer, colonoscopy, colorectal cancer, News Tips and Features, News Tips and Features Other, Rectal Cancer, screening, Screening/Prevention Colon Cancer, Screening/Prevention Rectal Cancer


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