The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2017 alone, 95,520 people will be newly diagnosed with colon cancer and 39,910 will be diagnosed with rectal cancer. Discover the truth about your risk of colorectal cancer from a colorectal surgeon.
A newer kind of test, called next-generation sequencing panels, could help identify more people with genetic changes that predispose them to colorectal cancer.
You may have seen ads for a DNA stool test for colorectal cancer. Will it help you avoid cancer? Colorectal surgeon James Church, MD, provides The Short Answer.
Colon and rectal cancer are common — together, they’re the third most common cancer in the United States, and the second-leading cause of cancer death
Research has shown that what you eat can play a large role in your risk for developing colorectal cancer.
Colorectal cancer rates have fallen overall, but they’re rising in younger adults. Learn what symptoms you shouldn’t ignore and what you can do to protect yourself.
Our wellness expert weighs in on a new study finding that increasing your fiber intake could have a huge impact on your health.