Tag Archives: colorectal cancer

Getting Screened: Know Your Options

More than 90 percent of colorectal cancer diagnoses occur with people age 50 years and older. The American Cancer Society suggests all men and women begin regular screenings for colorectal cancer at age 50. Those with a family history of colorectal cancer, polyps, or inflammatory bowel disease (among other risk factors) should speak with their doctor about undergoing screenings earlier or more often. Continue reading

Signs of Colon Cancer

Colon cancer, or colorectal cancer, is one of the most common types of cancers in the U.S. In 2013, The American Cancer Society estimates that the number of colorectal cancer cases will reach over 100,000 in the U.S. Continue reading