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How Does Family History Affect Your Cancer Risk?
The more information you have about your family history of cancer, the better your doctor can help you understand, manage and reduce your cancer risk.
Why Do People Avoid Colonoscopies?
Colon cancer is one of the few cancers that can actually be prevented through routine screenings. Yet many people still avoid getting tested. Why?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.