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Family History Key In Watching For Colon Cancer

By The Colon Cancer Alliance Did your grandparents have colon cancer? Have any of your relatives ever had polyps? Knowing the answers to questions like these could tell you if you are at an increased […]

03/06/2012

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Get The Facts About Colorectal Cancer  

By The American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Colorectal cancer – cancer of the colon and rectum – is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States for both men and […]

03/06/2012

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Colorectal Cancer: Myths And Misconceptions

By The American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Some say ignorance is bliss, but experience tends to prove otherwise. Make sure you’re informed about the truths and misconceptions concerning colorectal cancer by reviewing this […]

03/06/2012

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Colorectal Cancer Screening

By The American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons This article explains the importance of testing for symptoms that may reveal a disease or condition that could lead to colon or rectal cancer. What is […]

03/06/2012

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Lowering Your Risk For Colorectal Cancer

By The American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Avoiding alcohol, regular exercise, and sticking to a healthy diet are just a few of the ways you can reduce your chances of developing colorectal cancer. […]

03/06/2012

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Patients Share Their Colorectal Screening Stories

By The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Visiting the doctor can be a scary time for some, even when all that’s expected is a routine check-up. So imagine the kinds of worries some may […]

03/06/2012

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Colorectal Cancer Rates By State

By The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention In the following maps, the U.S. states are divided into groups based on the rates at which people developed or died from colorectal cancer in 2007, the […]

03/06/2012

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Common Questions About Colorectal Cancer

By The American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons What is colorectal cancer? What’s a polyp? What causes the deadly disease? Here are some answers to the questions you may have about colorectal cancer. What […]

03/06/2012

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The Colon: What It Is And Why It’s Important

By The American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons What exactly is the colon and what is its function? Read this article to learn the answers to these questions, and more. What is the Colon? […]

03/06/2012

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