Prevention: Colorectal Cancer

Prevention: Colorectal Cancer

While there is no definitive prevention for colorectal cancer, there are steps you can take to lower your risk of developing it. According to the American Cancer Society, most of these steps include taking control of the risk factors that you have the ability to...
Risk Factors: Colorectal Cancer

Risk Factors: Colorectal Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, a risk factor is considered anything that increases your chances of being diagnosed with a specific disease. In the case of colorectal cancer, some of these risk factors are able to be change, such as weight, but some are...
Diagnosis: Colorectal Cancer

Diagnosis: Colorectal Cancer

Symptoms of colorectal cancer may not manifest immediately, which is why routine cancer screenings are so vital in the early detection and diagnosis of the cancer. If symptoms do begin to appear, however, you may experience some or all of the following, according to...
Early Detection: Colorectal Cancer

Early Detection: Colorectal Cancer

Early detection of any cancer leads to the best possible chance at recovery. For colorectal in particular, there is an important step that can be taken that can lead to early detection and, in turn, to the most effective treatment plan. That step is screening, and...
Treatment: Colorectal Cancer

Treatment: Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer treatment is not “one size fits all.” Depending on the stage of your cancer and your preferences about the available options, your cancer treatment plan will differ from that of others. Your plan will be unique and tailored to your specific...