Working out in middle age can result in fewer chronic diseases, including heart problems, diabetes, stroke, Alzheimer’s …
Some 90% of cancer patients with metastatic breast, prostate, lung or colon cancers develop resistance to chemotherapy, and now scientists may have a clue as to why
When it comes to being couch potatoes, Americans aren’t alone. Physical inactivity has become a global pandemic, say researchers in a series of related papers published in the journal Lancet.
New software can digitally “cleanse” a colon, eliminating the muss and fuss of a standard colonoscopy. Ready to book your appointment?
Many people take a daily aspirin to reduce their risk of heart attack, but now fresh evidence suggests that the over-the-counter pain reliever may be a powerful tool in cancer prevention as well.
Katie Couric was right: colonoscopies are uncomfortable, but they lower the risk of cancer and save lives.
Could bacteria be responsible for colon cancer? In papers published in the journal Genome Research, two research teams, working independently, describe a group of bacteria that are linked to higher rates of the disease.
Colonoscopies aren’t the most pleasant medical procedures around, but regular colon-cancer screening can potentially save your life. That’s why doctors and most professional medical organizations recommend that all men and women …
It’s summertime, and that means cookouts and barbecues. But that also means an increase in cancer risk — both from the act of cooking food on the fire and from the processed, red meats that commonly make their way onto the …
Burger lovers may feel disheartened as the case against red meat continues to grow.
A study finds that use of virtual colonoscopy, a non-invasive way of scanning the colon for potentially cancerous growths, is on the rise.
Your pet pooch already lowers your blood pressure and provides emotional support. What if it could also identify your early-stage colon cancer?
Screening for cancer is the best way to prevent many forms of the disease, particularly in skin and breast tissue, among other cancers, but the tests aren’t always the easiest to endure.