Tag: colon cancer

Vital Facts on Colon Cancer: Know Your...

When should I get screened for colon cancer? What is my risk if a relative was diagnosed at an age...

September 2, 2020

More Colon Cancer Cases Diagnosed in Younger...

The death of Black Panther star, Chadwick Boseman, from colon cancer at age 43 has spurred many questions about this...

August 31, 2020

Son Steps Up to Help Dad Beat...

If you’re ever diagnosed with colorectal cancer, it helps to be like Sean Schwinghammer – focused, tenacious and ready to...

June 19, 2020

What to Know About Colorectal Cancer

Wrapping up March’s recognition of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Baptist Health South Florida and Miami Cancer Institute presented a Facebook...

March 27, 2019

Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer: Latest on...

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month stresses screenings for early detection of colon cancer or rectal cancer, especially in people aged 50...

March 6, 2019

Roundup: Blue Light’s Link to Eye Disease;...

Blue Light From Smartphones, Tablets Could Speed Up Blindness, Study Says The so-called “blue light” that emanates from digital devices,...

August 17, 2018

Roundup: Flu Vaccines Urged as Season Intensifies;...

If you haven’t gotten a flu shot, the time is now. Flu season is here, and there’s been an uptick...

January 20, 2017

Roundup: Weekend-Only Exercise Does a Body Good;...

If the only time you can find to exercise is the weekend and you’re feeling guilty about it – stop...

January 13, 2017

Roundup: Location of Colon Cancer Tumors Linked...

The research helps shed light on a question many oncologists continue to ask: Why do some patients with advanced colon...

May 20, 2016

E-Cigs Lead Teens to Traditional Smoking? Coffee...

Teens Use of E-Cigarettes Likely Leads to Smoking, Study Says Teenagers who use e-cigarettes have a higher probability of trying...

August 21, 2015

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