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4 Different Stages of Colorectal Cancer

4 Different Stages of Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer or colon cancer is the most common cancer in both women and men. Most colorectal cancer can grow slowly for several years; with early screening we treat this condition. They are not diagnosed until symptoms become noticeable; till the symptoms are noticeable the cancer may be in more advanced stage. People with IBD […]

humor therapy for cancer patients

Humor Therapy for Cancer Patients and its Positives

What is Humor Therapy? Humor therapy or laughter therapy is a kind of a therapy method which uses humor or laughter to promote overall wellbeing and improve health. It uses the natural physiological process of humor to alleviate stress and thus remove physical or mental discomfort. Humor Therapy for Cancer Patients Humor therapy is used […]

virtual colonoscopy

What are the Risks of a Virtual Colonoscopy?

Virtual colonoscopy is a procedure that combines the use of X-rays and computer technology to capture images of the rectum and the entire colon. With these images it is easy to understand the swollen and irritated tissues, ulcers and polyps. This is also called computerized tomography (CT) colonography. This process is slightly different from the […]

Colonoscopy

When Should A Female Get A Colonoscopy?

What is Colonoscopy? Colonoscopy is a test which allows a doctor to look at the large intestine’s inner lining by making use of a flexible and thin tube which is called colonoscope.  Colonoscopy treatment helps in locating or finding colon polyps, ulcers and tumors. During the process of colonoscopy, samples of tissues are collected and […]

Colon Cancer Risk

Factors that Contribute to Colon Cancer Risk

Colon or colorectal cancer is thought to be among the more preventable of cancers, with an estimated half of all cases of the cancer being preventable. It is important to know about the factors that influence colon cancer risk because those who are at higher risk should undergo regular screening; which is known to help […]

Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy – Why You Should Undergo It and What to Expect

Colonoscopy is the definitive means of screening to detect any sort of abnormality in the colon and involves the insertion of a flexible tube into the anus with a camera attached (a CCD camera or a fiber optic camera). This lets the doctor observe visually if there is a problem ranging from polyps, tumors, lesions […]

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – Clearing Up Misconceptions

One of more common kinds of cancer is colorectal cancer and March of each year is observed as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month when efforts are made to increase awareness about the causes, risk factors, preventive measures and treatment options for this disease. According to some experts, about 90% of these cancers are preventable and in […]

Safety of the Colon Cleanse

Examining the Safety of the Colon Cleanse This Colorectal Cancer Month

There is a school of thought that believes that our colon is the repository of old fecal matter, and rotting food stuffs and other harmful toxins that are required to be physically cleansed from the system. The idea behind this is that it clears the system of harmful toxins and unnecessary fecal matter and makes […]