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Colon Cancer Awareness

Colon Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in the US. 60% of those deaths could be prevented if everyone aged 50 or older were screened regularly for colon cancer.


Colon Cancer Awareness

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If detected early, #coloncancer has a survival rate that is well above 90%. Colon #cancer is preventable and treatable. #colon #colonoscopy #infographic

You Have the Power to Stop Colon Cancer (Infographic)

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Colon cancer rates dropped by 30% due to the increase of colonoscopies. Take a colon cancer risk assessment: my.clevelandclini... #colon #coloncancer #colonscopy

Colonoscopies Are Saving More Lives (Infographic)

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Have you ever heard of a FLAT polyp? Skilled docs need to spot all #polyps in #colonoscopy. #coloncancer

Colonoscopy: Up Your Chances of Finding Flat Polyps

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African Americans and other minorities have a 26% higher risk of developing colon cancer. Learn more about this increased risk.

Minorities More at Risk for Colorectal Cancer (Video)

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It may be a sensitive issue, but your bowel movements might give you insight into your health.

The Scoop on Poop: 5 Facts You Should Know

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Colon cancer is one of the most treatable cancers if detected early. 7 tips to keep your colon healthy.

7 Steps to a Healthier Colon

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  • Dr Nandi
    Dr Nandi

    As a GI Doc, I appreciate this post! Thanks.

  • Digestive Health Care Center
    Digestive Health Care Center

    Very true! Thanks for sharing!

  • Eri Fen
    Eri Fen

    My mom just died May 2, 2014 from Colon Cancer..Sadly as a family we are just learning these truths!!

Get tips and advice from our expects about returning to work after #cancer treatment.

Back to Work After Cancer Treatment

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A #colon removed through the belly button. Check out the benefits of this minimally invasive surgery.

Removing a Colon Through a Belly Button (Video)

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Score Against Colon Cancer at the Cavs :: #ClevelandClinic #HealthTip #ColonCancer #ClevelandCavaliers #Cavaliers #Cavs

Score Against Colon Cancer at the Cavs :: #ClevelandClinic #HealthTip #ColonCancer #ClevelandCavaliers #Cavaliers #Cavs

Score Against Colon Cancer at the Cavs :: #ClevelandClinic #HealthTip #ColonCancer #ClevelandCavaliers #Cavaliers #Cavs

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Ask me why I wear blue :: #ClevelandClinic #HealthTip #ColonCancer #ClevelandCavaliers #Cavaliers #Cavs

Ask me why I wear blue :: #ClevelandClinic #HealthTip #ColonCancer #ClevelandCavaliers #Cavaliers #Cavs

Ask me why I wear blue :: #ClevelandClinic #HealthTip #ColonCancer #ClevelandCavaliers #Cavaliers #Cavs

Ask me why I wear blue :: #ClevelandClinic #HealthTip #ColonCancer #ClevelandCavaliers #Cavaliers #Cavs

Ask me why I wear blue :: #ClevelandClinic #HealthTip #ColonCancer #ClevelandCavaliers #Cavaliers #Cavs

60% of colon cancer deaths could be avoided if everyone aged 50 or older were screened regularly. the Cleveland Clinic Colon Cancer Risk Assessment. Take the free online colorectal cancer risk assessment, and make the first step in knowing how you can score against colon cancer! bit.ly/wSin2S

Cleveland Clinic Colon Cancer Risk Assessment

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80% of colon cancer is preventable

Colon Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer related deaths in the US. 60% of those deaths could be prevented if everyone aged 50 or older were screened regularly for colon cancer.

60% of colon cancer deaths could be avoided if everyone aged 50 or older were screened regularly.

  • Dr Nandi
    Dr Nandi

    Absolutely correct! As a gastroenterologist, I just wish more would heed this warning. I'm diagnosing Colon Cancer far too often.

  • Mitzi McElvain
    Mitzi McElvain

    I agree Kayla!! I was diagnosed at 37, praise God they were able to remove it all!! I feel everyone should go at 30!

  • Angela Bedell
    Angela Bedell

    My husband was just diagnosed at 40 so I agree with early screening!

  • Mitzi McElvain
    Mitzi McElvain

    I will be praying for your husband. I hope the prognosis is good!!!!

  • M C
    M C

    Agree-screening is a must Interesting new blogpost on fecal DNA testing for colon cancer http://colonoscopychronicle...

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Did you know that individuals with Lynch Syndrome have a 82% risk for colon cancer by age 70 or that they have a 50% risk of passing the mutation on to their children? Share our infographic with family or friends who are at risk and help prevent this killer disease.

Colon Cancer is a Global Killer :: Did you know that 144,000 Americans will be diagnosed with colon cancer this year? 6 out of 10 colon cancer deaths could be prevented if all men and women aged 50 and older were screened routinely. The removal of precancerous polyps reduces your chance of getting colon cancer by 70%. [ #ColonCancerMonth #ColonCancer @ClevelandClinic ] Please share this infographic with family or friends who are at risk and help prevent this killer disease.