Colorectal

Colon and rectal cancers surge among millennials and Generation X

Colon and rectal cancers surge among millennials and Generation X

Colon and rectal cancers have increased dramatically and steadily in millennials and Generation X adults in the United States over the past four decades, a study confirmed Tuesday. While scientists have not pinpointed an exact cause, prime suspects include obesity, inactivity and poor diets.

Two giant insurance companies step up to offer Cologuard Home Colon Cancer Test to policy holders

Two giant insurance companies step up to offer Cologuard Home Colon Cancer Test to policy holders

Any decision where an insurance company decides to cover preventative care, especially for cancer, deserves both kudos and some applause. It has been announced that both Health Care Services (HCSC) and Florida Blue.

Can your toothbrush help you fight colon cancer?

Can your toothbrush help you fight colon cancer?

Yes, the answer is yes. How, glad you asked. Brushing your teeth regularly (like every day – twice a day, which you kinda should do anyway) you can help prevent colorectal cancer according to a British study.

Micro-RNA Controls the Effect Oxaliplatin Has on Colorectal Cancer

Micro-RNA Controls the Effect Oxaliplatin Has on Colorectal Cancer

Scientists in Denmark have discovered a Micro-RNA that can foresee the effect Oxalipatin will have on a patient wit Colorectal Cancer.

Obesity in post-op colorectal cancer and other cancer survivors – how to eat healthy

Obesity in post-op colorectal cancer and other cancer survivors – how to eat healthy

Colorectal cancer survivors had the largest increases in obesity rates.The increases were particularly high among blacks who had survived colorectal, breast or prostate cancers, the findings showed. Specifically, for women who had survived colorectal cancer.