How to Prevent Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal cancer is a tale of two age groups. Although the disease is still more common in people older than 50, rates have been falling for this population. Credit increased screening—which can prevent some cases by finding precancerous growths—as one reason for this decline. But among those younger than 50, colorectal cancer rates have risen since the early ’90s.
HPV Vaccine and Boys: Know the Facts
Human papillomavirus eventually infects nearly every sexually active person, male or female. Boys and men also face consequences. The virus can cause cancers of the mouth, back of the throat, penis, and anus, along with genital warts.
6 Tips for Life as a Cancer Survivor
As you move on with your life as a cancer survivor, it’s important to know that you may still deal with physical and emotional scars. Being prepared to adjust to life after cancer can help you ease your mind and keep you healthy.
Take the Lead in Colorectal Screenings
It’s important to get colorectal cancer screenings. They largely prevent or find cancer when it’s most treatable. But they don’t work if you don’t get them.
Step It Up to Cut Cancer Risk
Whether you prefer a neighborhood stroll, a yoga class, or a round of golf, exercise can do more than keep you fit—it may reduce your risk of developing cancer as well.
Are You At Risk for Ovarian Cancer?
Ovarian cancer is the deadliest type of gynecologic cancer. But you can help protect yourself by knowing if you are at risk for this cancer and what symptoms to watch for.