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What to Know About Nutrition in the Colorectal Cancer Journey
What to Know About Nutrition in the Colorectal Cancer Journey

The most common surgery for colorectal cancer is called a colon resection (colectomy). In this type of surgery, the surgeon removes part of the colon and then joins the remaining parts back together. Other types of surgery may include a partial colectomy or right colectomy (ileocolectomy). Regardless of surgery type, nutrition and diet play a […]

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Understanding Colorectal Cancer
Understanding Colorectal Cancer

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers in the U.S. It is important to understand how colorectal cancer functions in the body and how it is diagnosed, so you can feel confident in your care if you or someone who know develops the disease. Colorectal Cancer 101 […]

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Risk Factors, Symptoms and Treatments of Colorectal Cancer
Risk Factors, Symptoms and Treatments of Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third-most commonly diagnosed cancer in men and women in the U.S. each year. According to the Colorectal Cancer Alliance, on average, the lifetime risk of developing colon cancer is about one in 23, or 4.5 percent. Moreover, the incidence of colorectal cancers in patients younger than 50 years of age is on […]

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Planning for Diet & Lifestyles Changes after Breast Cancer
Planning for Diet & Lifestyles Changes after Breast Cancer

In the age of having information at our fingertips, diet recommendations are widespread, and at times, conflicting. Low-fat, low-carb, vegan, grain-free and high-fat are just a few of the common diet trends that claim to be the best for weight loss or disease prevention. However, many of these claims are not supported by long-term evidence […]

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Cervical Cancer & HPV: Screenings and Vaccines
Cervical Cancer & HPV: Screenings and Vaccines

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month as well as HPV Awareness Month, which is no coincidence. Cervical cancer is a slow developing form of cancer in the cervical tissue. Specific types of human papillomavirus (HPV) that are transmitted through sexual contact are the cause of almost all cervical cancers. HPV is more common than people […]

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