Colorectal cancer remains one of the most curable cancers if it is detected early. It also is very preventable if you undergo routine colorectal cancer screening. Several screening options are available, and we’re looking at one of them—colonoscopy—in this month’s cover story. Recent studies have suggested that the quality of
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Many types of cancer occur more commonly in older adults. For most men, concerns about cancers of the prostate, colon, and other areas of the body grow with age.
Testicular cancer is one exception, occurring more often in young and middle-aged men. In fact, the average age of a man diagnosed
Colonoscopy has been a mainstay for detecting precancerous polyps and warding off colorectal cancer. Nevertheless, not everyone who is a candidate for screening can undergo colonoscopy, while others simply choose not to have it done for fear of potential complications from the exam or the bowel preparation it requires.