Colon Cancer Prevention

Natural Approaches to Colon Cancer Prevention

Natural Approaches to Colon Cancer Prevention

Find out about natural remedies that may help prevent colon cancer, such as folate, vitamin D, quercetin, and tea. There are a number of ways to help prevent colon cancer. In addition to receiving medical tests that help detect the disease early on,...

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Colon Cancer Prevention

You can take steps to prevent colon cancer, especially getting regular screening and a colonoscopy. Your lifestyle habits can also help reduce your risk.

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Can Fiber Decrease My Risk of Colon Cancer?

Can dietary fiber decrease your risk of colon cancer? Decades of studies continue to provide conflicting results to this basic question. The scientific studies are inconclusive - they cannot prove fiber decreases the risk of colon cancer, yet they...

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The Impact of Statins on Colon Cancer Risk

Some research indicates that statins also reduce a person's risk of developing colon cancer, other studies found no effect. Learn more. Statins are commonly used to treat high LDL cholesterol levels. They lower cholesterol production in the...

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What to Eat to Prevent Colon Cancer

Although there is no scientific proof that certain foods will prevent cancer, a healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables may help reduce your risk. Although scientific studies seem conflicting on what you should and shouldn't eat for colon cancer...

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Is Plastic a Carcinogen?

Although no proof exists that plastic is a carcinogen or cancer-causing agent, it's probably best to avoid microwaving food in plastic containers. The plastic-causing-cancer myth has taken on legs and has many different versions. Some people...

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Colon Cancer Recurrence Statistics

Survivors of colon cancer face the chance of a recurrence. Learn about the statistics, symptoms, and treatment of colon cancer recurrence. After the diagnosis and successful treatment of colon cancer, it is completely normal to be bombarded with...

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Colon Cancer Screening: Tests and Recommendations

There are several recommended colorectal screening tests, some that require only a stool sample and others that look for polyps and cancer in the colon. Colon cancer is the third most common cancer and the second most common cause of cancer-related...

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Colon Cancer Prevention

Read about the potential ways you can prevent colon cancer from developing, including undergoing a screening test, exercising, and changing your diet. Your initial step in colon cancer prevention is to talk with your doctor about when you...

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Colon Polyps and Your Cancer Risk

Virtually all colon cancer develops from polyps in the colon. Learn how this happens and what you can do to reduce risk. Virtually all colon cancer develops from polyps in the colon. Polyps don't always become cancerous, but your risk of developing...

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