Colon Cancer

Colon Cancer Risk Factors to Be Aware Of

By henley.tabal
July 15, 2023

Colon cancer is one of the three most common cancers that people are diagnosed with every year. Cancer is the uncontrolled reproduction of cells and requires treatment in its early stages for the highest chance of success. That’s why it’s important to understand your colon cancer risks. That way, you know how often you should ... read more

Why Do I Need a Colonoscopy?

By Womens Health Medical Group
February 14, 2021

People have heard enough horror stories about colonoscopies to fill a Halloween haunted house. Even if you’re not old to have had one, you’ve probably heard about them. So, if they’re such a hassle, why do you need one? Can you say, “colorectal cancer?” That’s what we’re screening for when we perform a rectal exam ... read more

Don’t Think Colon Cancer is a Man’s Thing

By Womens Health Medical Group
February 15, 2018

As one of the more deadly cancers for men, it can be easy for women to overlook colon cancer. And while we all do our breast self-exams and we get that suspicious skin growth looked at, we tend to forget to think about watching for signs of colon cancer. At Women’s Health Medical Group, we ... read more

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