colon cancer

A specially trained surgical oncologist performs regional cancer therapy via tumor removal and heated chemotherapy

By uclahealth • November 29, 2022

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?

By Ask the Doctors • October 28, 2022

Ask the Doctors answers a few of your most-asked questions this month

By Ask the Doctors • September 12, 2022

A UCLA Health patient overcame her fears to get screened for colon cancer

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • February 25, 2022

A healthy serving of vegetables on a daily basis can help prevent many diseases

By Chayil Champion • September 29, 2021

“My dad was 54 years old when he passed away,” says Porchia Toussaint, who was 31 when she learned her dad had stage 4 colon ...

By uclahealth • March 16, 2021

“My new primary care physician was shocked that I hadn’t had a colonoscopy yet,” says 62-year-old James Weatherall, who chose UCLA Health for his medical ...

By uclahealth • March 16, 2021

“I was 35 years old when I started seeing some blood in my stool,” says Cameron Kalunian, whose primary care physician sent Cameron to a ...

By uclahealth • March 16, 2021

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 ...

By uclahealth • October 29, 2020

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? ...

By Ask the Doctors • October 26, 2020