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Colon Cancer’s Newest Culprit: Gut Bacteria

Add one more to the list of tumor-causing bad guys in the colon. In some ways, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the teeming population of bacteria living...

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Age at which most adults should begin colon cancer screening, according to new advice from the American College of Physicians. People with a family history of...

Colonoscopies Cut the Risk of Cancer Death by Half

They’re no fun to get, but colonoscopies save lives. That’s what data on 2,602 patients, who underwent the screening test and had potentially cancerous polyps...

Pet Detective: A Dog that Sniffs Out Colon Cancer

Your pet pooch already lowers your blood pressure and provides emotional support. What if it could also identify your early-stage colon cancer? In a new...

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