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Bladder Cancer: Your Personal Risk and How to Reduce It

Tags: bladder, bladder cancer, cancer, chemical exposures, geriatric, geriatric health, healthy diet, quit smoking, smoking

Age and a number of other factors can greatly increase bladder cancer risk. A Cleveland Clinic oncologist talks about this cancer and how you can reduce risk.


How to Cut Colon Cancer Risk Before Age 50 (Infographic)

How to Cut Colon Cancer Risk Before Age 50 (Infographic)

Tags: colon, colon cancer, colonoscopy, colorectal cancer, health hub number, infographic

Colon cancer rates are on the rise in a surprising age group: people age 20 to 49. Experts think this alarming trend may be due to poor diet and rising obesity rates.


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The Best Diet to Lower Your Colon Cancer Risk

Tags: colon cancer, colorectal cancer, fiber, fish, fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, Mediterranean diet, vegetarian

Research has shown that what you eat can play a large role in your risk for developing colorectal cancer. Find out which diet offesr the most protection against developing colorectal cancer.


How to Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer (Infographic)

How to Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer (Infographic)

Tags: colon cancer, colonoscopy, colorectal cancer, health hub number, healthhub number, infographic, polyps

One in eighteen Americans will be diagnosed this year with colon cancer. But a colonoscopy is a simple test that can save your life.


How You Can Fight Colon Cancer (Infographic)

How You Can Fight Colon Cancer (Infographic)

Tags: cancer survivors, colon, colon cancer, colonoscopy, colorectal cancer, health hub number, infographic, polyps

Colon cancer. It grows slowly. It can be cured in early stages. A colonoscopy can uncover it. We know how to solve this problem, but still, every year, people die of colon cancer. Here's how to protect yourself.


Colonoscopy: Don't Believe These 7 Myths (Video)

Colonoscopy: Don’t Believe These 7 Myths (Video)

Tags: colon, colon cancer, colonoscopy, colorectal cancer, polyps, rectal cancer, videos

Watch colorectal surgeon Jean Ashburn, MD, and oncologist Michael McNamara, MD, explain the reality behind common myths about colonoscopy — and about colorectal cancer itself.


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Can You Get Tested for Colon Cancer at Home?

Tags: colon cancer, colonoscopy, colorectal cancer, genetics

Is the at-home Cologuard test a way to offer more early detection for colon cancer—and an alternative to colonoscopy? An expert weighs in.


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Palliative Care Gives Your Loved Ones Support for Living With Disease

Tags: cancer, caregivers, hospice, hospice care, palliative care

Palliative care and hospice aren’t the same, and they don’t have to mean end of life is near. Palliative care is support throughout a disease process, and can extend length and quality of life.


How to Deal With 13 Common Concerns After You Survive Cancer

How to Deal With 13 Common Concerns After You Survive Cancer

Tags: cancer, cancer survivors, chronic pain, fatigue, heart damage, lymphedema

Cancer survivors face unique challenges once treatment ends. Find quick tips for coping with and finding support for common physical and emotional effects they experience.


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6 Tips for Smoothies When You Have Cancer (Infographic)

Tags: abdominal cancer, cancer diet, cancer patients, cancer survivors, healthy diet, infographic, smoothie

If you've been diagnosed with cancer, your appetite may not be what it used to be. Try our dietitian's tips for making smoothies to get the nutrients you need for treatment and recovery.