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Men are more likely to die from certain cancers than women, study finds
Date: 2011-07-13 15:41:39
Men who receive a positive colon cancer test are more likely to die from the disease than women who are diagnosed with the condition, according to a new study conducted by the National Cancer Institute.... Full Story

Colon cancer rates remain high in southern states
Date: 2011-07-07 15:37:58
While colon cancer death rates are falling overall, the disease remains prevalent in several southern states, according to a report published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology. The authors note that low rates of colon cancer testing in these states are largely to blame.... Full Story

CDC urges more adults to seek colon cancer testing
Date: 2011-07-06 15:05:27
As many as one out of every three adults in the U.S. do not receive regular colon cancer screening, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The paper indicates that higher testing rates could lead to fewer deaths from the disease.... Full Story

Folate intake linked lower colon cancer risk
Date: 2011-07-05 16:17:13
Individuals who are worried about their risk of receiving a positive colon cancer test may benefit from getting a little more folate in their diets, as a new study published in the journal Gastroenterology has found that the nutrient may significantly cut the risk of colon cancer.... Full Story

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