Written by on 3/24/2014 1:00:00 PM
Roughly 150,000 people are diagnosed with colon cancer each year. But preventing the cancer is easy.
Community Physician Network gastroenterologist, Dr. Ninad Shah, shares easy ways you can help decrease your colon cancer risk.
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Written by on 3/17/2014 12:20:00 PM
According to a report published in Cancer, colon cancer rates have fallen by 30 percent over the past decade in people over age 50.
The reason for the drop in cancer rate? Preventive screenings.
Screening rates have climbed in recent years. The number of Americans ages 50 to 64 who have had a colonoscopy has nearly tripled, growing from 19 percent in 2000 to 55 percent in 2010. continue reading ...