Getting Over It: Why You Should Get a Colonoscopy

Getting Over It: Why You Should Get a Colonoscopy

Facing the discomfort of a colonoscopy is a sure way to avoid the greater discomfort and danger of colon cancer By Rhonda…

Simple steps to help prevent colon cancer

Simple steps to help prevent colon cancer

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: An older cousin was recently diagnosed with colon…

Research shows clear benefits to colon cancer screening no later than age 50

Research shows clear benefits to colon cancer screening no later than age 50

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is a colonoscopy still recommended for everyone when they turn 50? Are there other…

What’s New in Colon Cancer Testing?

What’s New in Colon Cancer Testing?

By Stacy Simon, Courtesy of the American Cancer Society No one looks forward to a colonoscopy, or the bowel prep…

Six ways to lower your risk for colon cancer

Six ways to lower your risk for colon cancer

By Stacy Simon Colon cancer is one of the more common cancers in the U.S. About 1 in 20 Americans…

Can aspirin protect against cancer?

Can aspirin protect against cancer?

Harvard Health Blog By Lori Wiviott Tishler, M.D., M.P.H. The other day, a fit 50-year-old man came to me for a…