Stories with tag: "Colorectal Cancer"

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Gastrointestinal Health

Getting a Colonoscopy

A first-hand account of what it's like to have the procedure

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Gastrointestinal Health

Colonoscopies Can Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Regular screening can help catch colon cancer early, when it's most curable

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Gastrointestinal Health

GI Symptoms: Is It Stress or Something More?

How to know whether you need to de-stress or see a doctor

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Cancer

Road Map to Reducing Colorectal Cancer Deaths

Fewer people would die of colorectal cancer if health care providers adopted a new model of screening

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Gastrointestinal Health

Colonoscopy: Have No Fear

A Rush expert demystifies the colonoscopy process

Colonoscopy
Cancer

Screenings Help Prevent Cancer

The American Cancer Society recommends that people at average risk of colorectal cancer start regular screening at age 45

Colon cancer screening
COVID-19

COVID-19 Could Jeopardize Colorectal Cancer Screening, Prevention

Delayed screening for colorectal cancer is threatening to reverse progress on reducing the rate of the disease

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Food & Nutrition

Eating for a Healthy Colon

A healthy diet can be a powerful force against colon disorders — including cancer

Eating for a healthy colon
Cancer

Smart Minute: Colorectal Cancer Screening

Rush gastroenterologist Salina Lee, MD, discusses the importance of colorectal cancer screening

Cancer

5 Things You Can Do to Prevent Cancer

Two experts weigh in on how you can devise a cancer prevention action plan

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