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Colorectal Cancer

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Five Myths About Colorectal Cancer

In many cases, colorectal cancer can be prevented.

03/02/2012

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Colorectal Cancer Surgery-Follow Up Evaluation

Why should there be a postoperative follow-up program?

03/02/2012

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Never Tested For Colon Cancer? What’s Your Excuse?

These are some of the words that come to mind for lots of folks when they think about getting tested for colorectal cancer.

03/02/2012

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Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Find out more about colorectal cancer awareness month.

03/02/2011

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Football Star Says His Mission Is To Save Lives

No one expects to be diagnosed with colorectal cancer, especially a former professional football player who takes pride in staying in good physical condition. Yet that’s exactly what happened to former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Vince Papale. Vince, 56, is now on a crusade to encourage men and women over age 40 to get screened for colorectal cancer.

02/28/2011

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Colorectal Cancer Survivor: ‘Timing Is Everything’

Three years ago, 61-year-old Sharon Tschider from Bismarck, North Dakota, noticed she had bleeding with her bowel movements. Married and the mother of seven children, at first she thought the bleeding was coming from hemorrhoids resulting from her many pregnancies. But after the bleeding continued for two months, she went to her gastroenterologist. He performed a colonoscopy, an exam using a scope that views the entire colon, and found a rectal cancer.

02/28/2011

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Common Questions About Colorectal Cancer

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.

02/28/2011

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Colorectal Cancer Rates By State

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 most recent year for which statistics are available. The rates are the numbers out of 100,000 people who developed or died from colorectal cancer each year.

02/28/2011

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Lowering Your Risk For Colorectal Cancer

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.

02/28/2011

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Get The Facts About Colorectal Cancer

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 women combined.

02/28/2011

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