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Who is at Risk for Colorectal Cancer?

The colorectal Cancer Alliance addresses the statistics and risk factors, survival rates, stage of diagnosis, colorectal cancer and age, as well as colorectal cancer and ethnicity, race and family history. Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of [...]

2019-03-06T10:43:17-07:00March 6th, 2019|Resources|

Who Should Be Screened and When

Many people wonder if and when they need to be screened for colorectal cancer. The Colorectal Cancer Alliance website answers these two important questions: Do I need to get screened for colorectal cancer? When should I get screened? Visit the Colorectal Cancer Alliance website to [...]

2019-03-06T10:36:26-07:00March 6th, 2019|Resources|

What Can I Do to Reduce My Risk of Colorectal Cancer?

Almost all colorectal cancers begin as precancerous polyps (abnormal growths) in the colon or rectum. Such polyps can be present in the colon for years before invasive cancer develops. They may not cause any symptoms, especially early on. Colorectal cancer screening can find precancerous polyps [...]

2019-02-28T09:15:25-07:00February 28th, 2019|Resources|

Biliary Cancer – Dana Farber Cancer Institute

What is biliary cancer? Biliary cancers are malignancies in the organs of the biliary system, which includes gallbladder and bile ducts. While gallbladder cancer and bile duct cancer are separate diseases, they are both part of the biliary drainage system and tend to be cancers [...]

2019-01-28T10:15:48-07:00January 24th, 2019|Resources|

What is Cervical Cancer?

Cancer starts when cells in the body begin to grow out of control. Cells in nearly any part of the body can become cancer, and can spread to other areas of the body. To learn more about how cancers start and spread, see What Is [...]

2018-12-23T10:34:26-07:00December 12th, 2018|Resources|