Some Obesity-Related Cancers on the Rise in Americans Under 50

Some Obesity-Related Cancers on the Rise in Americans Under 50

We’ve been told for decades that carrying around extra pounds can make us more likely to develop heart disease and…

Colorectal screening can save lives

Colorectal screening can save lives

Source: Parkland Hospital, Dallas Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of death of the cancers that strike both men…

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…

What you need to know about health screening tests

What you need to know about health screening tests

By Michael Rabovsky, M.D. Recently, during her annual “well woman” exam, Mary, a healthy 50-year-old schoolteacher, asked me about screening…

Do you know your personal colorectal cancer risk?

Do you know your personal colorectal cancer risk?

By Michael Kattan, Ph.D. What is your risk of having colorectal cancer? If you are approaching or have passed your…