Mayo Clinic Q and A: Polyps are possible culprits in colon cancer
- March 15, 2023
I'm 46 and had my first colonoscopy last month. The doctor said everything looked good, although he removed a few polyps. Can you explain what a colon polyp is and if should I be concerned?
5 things you can do to keep your colon healthy
- March 8, 2023
Whatever your age, there are 5 other steps you can take to avoid developing colon cancer, the third-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S.
What Is a At Home Colon Cancer Test and What Do Stool Samples Tell You?
- March 1, 2023
An At Home Colon Cancer Test (fecal occult blood test), also referred to as an FOBT, is a type of screening that checks for the presence of blood in a stool sample.
Sharing Your Cancer Diagnosis at Work
- February 14, 2023
There is no requirement to tell your boss or coworkers about a cancer diagnosis, but it can make your professional life smoother over the course of your treatment.
Patient Guide: Cold Therapy (Cryotherapy) to Hands/Feet
- February 8, 2023
Keeping hands and feet cold during some types of chemotherapy infusions may help reduce the risk of pain/numbness/tingling that some people may experience as a side effect from the medication.
February is National Cancer Prevention Month
- February 1, 2023
National Cancer Prevention Month aims to educate people about the steps they can take to help reduce cancer risk and maintain a healthier, longer life.