The Oncotype DX Test Helps Doctors Discuss Risk with Patients

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How does the Oncotype DX test help doctors discuss risk with patients? Great advances in medical technology happen only once in a long while. The Oncotype DX test is one of these technologies. This test determines the genetic makeup of individual tumors. Doctors use this information to determine how cancers will grow and react to […]

What if I Have a Family History of Colon Cancer?

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Family history of colon cancer and screening guidelines explained. Many who have a loved one with colon cancer wonder what their risk level is. It is no secret that if you have a family history of colon cancer you should be screened early and often. However, many people aren’t sure if they are the right […]

5 Steps to Reduce the Risk of Colon Cancer

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How can I reduce the risk of colon cancer? You don’t have to change your entire life to reduce the risk of colon cancer. It is easy to take on too many changes at once and become burned out and fall back into old habits. However, many small steps can be taken that will add […]

Do Polyps Increase Colon Cancer Risk?

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Polyps are often found during a colonoscopy, but what do they mean for your risk of colon cancer? Dr. Kim explains the different types of polyps and how they relate to colon cancer risk. George P. Kim, MD: Polyps certainly raise the risk or increase the risk of developing colon cancer. There are several types […]


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