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Colon Cancer

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Promising Alternative To A Colonoscopy

There is no test for colon cancer more accurate than a colonoscopy but an experimental testing of stool samples holds promise.

03/25/2014

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Health: Colon Cancer Rates Drop Sharply

Colonoscopies are reducing colon cancer cases in the United States, and it’s saving lives. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is here with more on a new report.

03/17/2014

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Brotherly Love: Selling Poinsettias For a Friend

Friends of a South Jersey woman with cancer have teamed up to raise funds for her treatment.

12/10/2013

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Study: Prolonged Sitting Could Lead To Colon Cancer

According to a report in the American Association For Cancer Research, if you sit a great deal of the day, you have a greater risk of developing colon cancer.

10/28/2013

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Colonoscopy Better Than Sigmoidoscopy

A new study suggests that a colonoscopy catches cancers that a sigmoidoscopy misses — and saves more lives in the process.

09/27/2013

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Study: Aspirin Prevents Colorectal Cancer

A new report has found that women who take aspirin every other day have a reduced risk of developing colorectal cancer.

08/09/2013

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Health: Philadelphia Cancer Survivor Has Mission To Save Others

March is colon cancer awareness month. It’s the second leading cause of cancer death, even though it’s very preventable.

03/07/2013

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Dietician Offers Tips For Healthy Grilling

Many of us will be dusting off the barbecue this holiday weekend, just remember some grilling has been linked to cancer.

05/25/2012

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Study: Colonoscopy Is A Life Saver

Studies show identifying cancer causing polyps with a colonoscopy reduces the colon cancer death rate by 50%.

02/23/2012

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Obesity Increases Cancer Risk

The more weight you carry on your body, the greater the odds of developing cancer.

10/26/2011

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Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis is a condition that affects as many as half-a-million Americans.

09/21/2011

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Cancer Spreads Faster In African Americans

According to researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, cancer grows faster in African-Americans.

03/09/2011

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New DNA Test May Make Colon Cancer Screening Far Friendlier

It is called a DNA methylation test, and some are saying it could revolutionize the screening for colon cancer.

10/29/2010