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Colon and Rectal Cancer Can Be a Reality For Gen-X, Millennials, and Gen-Z

Colon cancer and rectal cancer, commonly grouped together as colorectal cancer (CRC), is on the rise among individuals under the age of 50, with the most notable increase observed amongst individuals aged 20-39 years, according to the American Cancer Society. Recently, award-winning actor and “Black Panther” star, Chadwick Boseman, lost his 4-year long battle to […]

Can Your Gum Health Predict Colon Cancer?

Recent findings in a study published by American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) suggest that the presence of periodontal disease is associated with a slightly higher risk of developing colorectal precursor lesions, which include serrated polyps and adenomas. Data on tooth loss and periodontal disease was obtained from the Nurses’ Health Study (1992-2002) and the […]