colon cancer screening
Ask the Doctors answers a few of your most-asked questions this month
I’m a 72-year-old man, and I was supposed to get a colonoscopy last year. I was surprised when my insurance company sent me an at-home kit to do a colon cancer screening. It was a lot easier than a colonoscopy, but my question is, can it be accurate?
Devin Dillon is the perfect example of why colorectal cancer screenings are now recommended beginning at age 45
The president issued a call to action on early detection efforts during the announcement of the relaunch of his Cancer Moonshot program.
The COVID-19 pandemic paused routine screenings, causing major setbacks in addressing systemic barriers to care
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force lowered the age after extensive scientific study
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer. Every week over 1,000 Americans die from it. Currently, one in ten people diagnosed with colorectal cancer ...
Dear Doctors: My husband and I were shocked when our nephew was diagnosed with colon cancer. He’s only 36 years old. Isn’t that awfully young? ...
“I was one hundred percent sure I had hemorrhoids,” recalls Stephane Strouk, an avid motorcyclist who decided to get a colonoscopy in 2016 to be sure. ...