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How to Prepare for a Colonoscopy

How to Prepare for a Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy is one of the best ways to help prevent and detect colon cancer. Your colon must be empty and clean for a successful procedure. Here’s how to make it go as smoothly as possible.

Ten Million Missed Cancer Screenings During the Pandemic

During the pandemic, many Americans have postponed their regular cancer screenings. Now is the time to get caught up.

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Prep: The Most Important Thing You Can Do for Colonoscopy Success

If it’s time for your colonoscopy, it’s time for the prep. Everyone agrees: It’s not the most pleasant thing. But ensuring a good bowel prep is actually the most important thing you can do to make the colonoscopy a success.

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Cooking Out? How to Avoid the Potential Health Hazards of Grilling

Outdoor grilling is one summer’s great pleasures, but the alluring sound of sizzle and smell of smoke also can mean possible health hazards. Cooking meat at high temperatures creates compounds that are linked to cancer.

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Colon Cancer Screening Options: What's Right For You?

Colon cancer can be prevented with regular screening and early treatment. Learn about your choices for screening and what's best for you.

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Your Doctor Finds Polyps During a Colonoscopy: What It Means

What if your doctor finds polyps during your colonoscopy? It doesn’t necessarily mean cancer.

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How To Stop Colon Cancer in Its Tracks

Many people tell themselves, “What I don’t know won’t hurt me.” However, when it comes to colon cancer, this can be a very dangerous way to think.

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When Should You Begin Colon Cancer Screenings?

Colon cancer often appears symptoms until it's quite advanced, so screening such as colonoscopy are essential to find and stop the disease early when it's treatable and beatable.

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