Posts Tagged ‘colon cancer’

Colon Cancer Screenings Should Begin at 45  

The American Cancer Society (ACS) has updated its guidelines for colon cancer, recommending that screening start at age 45 for people with an average risk of the disease. The previous recommendation had screenings start at age 50. People at higher risk of colon cancer, including those with a family history of the disease, or a…

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Brain Tumors: Symptoms That Should Not Be Ignored

Brain tumors occur when cells grow out of control and form a solid mass. Because your brain has many types of cells, it can get many kinds of tumors. Some are cancer, and others aren’t. Some grow quickly, others slowly. But because your brain is your body’s control center, you have to take all symptoms…

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