CANCER CARE

Exercising During Cancer Treatment Can Reduce Side Effects 

Regular physical activity is a prescription for nerve pain due to chemotherapy.

Cancer and Sugar 

Eating a diet high in sugar could increase your risk of developing certain cancers.

Food Coloring Safety Is Still Debated 

Consumer safety advocates believe some dyes may cause ADHD.

Cancer Screening Guidelines 

Early detection improves your chances of beating cancer.

Caring for a Child with Leukemia 

Sixty-five percent survive for at least five years.

Skin Cancer Facts 

Run to the doctor if you see a mole growing or changing shape.

Alcohol Is Linked to Cancer 

If cancer runs in your family, be especially careful not to over-imbibe.

Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer 

Lots of common sense advice adds up to less risk, especially not smoking.

10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor after a Cancer Diagnosis 

Frightened, confused patients cope better when they have the right information about their type of cancer and treatment options.

Curing Cancer and HIV May Be Linked 

Treatments used for cancer patients could help eradicate HIV.

How to Prevent Cancer in Four Simple Steps 

Four lifestyle changes could reduce your risk of cancer by up to 90 percent.

Colorectal Cancer Risk Assessment

Take the Assessment

Cancer of the colon or rectum (colorectal cancer) usually develops slowly, over several years. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths overall, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Still, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping for more than 20 years because of better detection and treatment. Take this simple assessment to learn about your risks for colorectal cancer.