As National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month comes to a close, we wanted to leave you with some links to additional resources on new research, treatment and clinical trials for the disease.
Resources for Colorectal Cancer Research & Treatment
New Research, Colorectal Cancer- American Cancer Society
Research and treatments for cancer are constantly evolving—this site discusses new techniques for early detection, testing, and treatment of colorectal cancer.
Did you know that among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the U.S.?But it doesn’t have to be, because colorectal screening saves lives.
Screenings can find precancerous polyps (abnormal growths in the colon or rectum) so that they can be removed before turning into cancer.According to the Centers for Disease Control, "about nine out of every 10 people whose colorectal cancer is found early and treated are still alive five years later."
What do you think about when the snow starts to melt?
Maybe you’re thinking about the warm spring days approaching and flowers blooming—or maybe about that beach trip you’re planning. Or how, unlike the snow that just melts away, you’ll have to work hard and follow a plan to get rid of your “winter layers” in time to hit the beach.
But where should you start? We share a list of five tips to help get you motivated this spring. Of course, the first one involves giving your doctor a visit!More...