Red Meat and Cancer Risk

A number of studies have suggested that red meat can play a role in the development of certain cancers. The largest study to provide evidence of the red meat-cancer link involved 478,000 men and women in Europe. It found that eating more than 5 ounces of red meat per day could raise your colon cancer...

New Home Testing Kit for Colon Cancer

In most cases, the earlier you detect cancer, the greater your chances of survival. In recent years a number of devices have been designed to help people regularly test for cancer in their own homes. One such device is the “Cologuard” test kit that checks for the presence of colon...

Aspirin May Help Colon Cancer Prognosis

According to a new study, the prognosis of patients with colon cancer may be improved by simply consuming aspirin! The research looked at close to 1000 patients with colon cancer over a number of years and determined that of those who took aspirin regularly, 37.9% died compared to 48.5% for people who...

FDA Panel Endorses Non-invasive Colon Cancer Screening

In the United States, a panel of the Food and Drug Administration has endorsed a new colon cancer testing procedure. The test uses DNA from a stool sample to look for precancerous growths and colon cancer. The FDA panel voted unanimously to endorse the testing procedure which is alternative to the...

Cancer Prevention with Whole Grains

One of the best ways to reduce your cancer risk is to maintain a healthy diet with a diverse intake of foods. Generally, consuming foods that haven’t been processed is best, so fresh fruits and vegetables as well as whole grains. Research has revealed that whole grains are a particularly...

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