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Why You Should Get Screened For Colon Cancer

Although a colon cancer screening might not sound like the most exciting thing in the world, it is still extremely important. There are far more reasons why you absolutely should commit to regular colon cancer screenings, than reasons not to. Here is an overview of the many compelling reasons why colon cancer screenings are something […]

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Geographic Disparities in EAO-CRC Survival Among Men Linked to High Levels of Poverty

A recent study published by the American Journal of Cancer Research examined the impact of geographic disparities on the survival of men with early-age onse­­­­t colorectal cancer (EAO-CRC). The goal of the study was to identify gender-specific differences among those with EAO-CRC, while examining individual and county-level factors. Data from the Centers for Disease Control […]

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Diet and Nutrition to Prevent Colon Cancer

You can help significantly decrease your chances of colorectal cancer through proactive action related to your diet. Maintaining a Healthy Weight Helps Prevent Colon Cancer One of the best things you can do is to get yourself to a healthy weight and maintain it within a designated range. By maintaining a healthy weight you won’t just […]

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Colon Cancer Immunotherapy

Many therapies have been proposed in the continuous fight against colon cancer. Some of these therapies have proven to be more effective than others. One of the more promising therapies for treating colon cancer is immunotherapy. It is a much more holistic approach than many other treatment methods and helps the patient’s body fight cancer […]

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COVID-19 Doesn’t Stop for Colorectal Cancer

Seventeen organizations from across the globe – who individually have made a significant impact in the fight to end colorectal cancer – are joining together in solidarity #atadistance to let their collective communities know that even in the wake of a global pandemic they are unified in and fiercely committed to saving, improving, and extending […]

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2020 Global Colon Cancer Challenge

The 2020 Challenge has gone virtual during this unprecedented time. By going virtual you can still raise awareness and fund colorectal cancer research sorely needs now more than ever.  Our goal is to collectively take 1.8 million steps a day (representing 1.8 Million diagnoses per year). This will enable us to cover 41,672 miles OR […]

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What Causes Colon Cancer?

Predicting when or if colon cancer will develop is not possible, but predicting due to high risk factors can save lives. Early detection through screening can prevent cancer and keep it at a treatable stage. General Causes  While many different factors can lead to colon cancer, the exact cause is unknown. Being aware of the […]

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What is Advanced Colon Cancer?

Colon cancer develops in stages. Depending on what stage the cancer is at will determine the type of treatment you will receive. Once tested and diagnosed, the doctor will know what stage it is at. Stages of Colon Cancer  While it is considered the 4 stages it begins at zero. Stage 0  This is the […]