One key to beating cancer often lies in early detection. This fact forms the basis for cancer screening guidelines. Researchers recently looked at how colorectal cancer screenings impact the course of the disease.
As a general rule, both men and women are urged to get their first colon cancer screening at age 50. These screening guidelines and technology may be changing.
Carrying a few extra pounds isn’t just bad for men's figures – it’s unhealthy. Being overweight or obese increases their odds of heart disease and certain types of cancer, including colorectal cancer.
Poor sleep disturbs the body in all sorts of ways. Snoring affects our breathing, how much oxygen the body gets and how much sleep we need. And all of this may play a role in cancer risks.
Links between smoking and lung cancer have been well established, but what about other types of cancer? In particular, female smokers have shown high rates of colon cancer.