122015Mar

Study Finds That Vegetarian Diet Lowers Colorectal Cancer Risk

A new study that was published in the March 9th online edition of JAMA Internal Medicine states that a vegetarian diet may cut your colon cancer risk by 20 percent.  Researchers of the study state that for fish-eating vegetarians, the protective link is even stronger.  The study involved more than 77,000 adults.  The results of…

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132014Sep

New At-Home Stool Test Aims to Detect Colon Cancer

A new at-home colon cancer test, called Cologuard, tests for DNA mutations in stool.  Cologuard looks at blood and DNA of cells that are found in the stool.  In the blood and DNA cells they look for mutations that have been linked to colorectal cancer.  This test is more accurate than the current stool test…

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