colon cancer

Cancer & lymphoma
October 27, 2017

The main causes of colon cancer

Cancer truly is “the great equalizer” and it affects people of all ages, races, and socio-economic backgrounds. Cancer colon is no exception, and because it doesn’t usually have symptoms until it’s at a late stage it’s considered to be one of the most dangerous cancers a person can get. Colon cancer develops over a long period of time, and it can’t be detected unless a person goes for regular colonoscopies. So, if you have a family history of this type of cancer, or your lifestyle contributes to the development of it, then it’s very important that you speak to your…
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Symptoms, Aches & Pains
September 27, 2017

Being constipated can save your life

We get it. No one wants to talk about bathroom issues. But it’s important to keep track of what's happening with your internal organs – especially when it comes to “build-up.” This symptom could be a red flag to serious conditions: and getting treatment on time, could mean the difference between life and death! Why does it happen? Being constipated can be extremely uncomfortable and miserable as your bowel movements have come to a sudden halt; it’s either really difficult to go or happens less frequently. Constipation will vary for everyone, and is usually related to your regular toilet habits,…
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Medication & Treatment
April 25, 2014

An aspirin a day may keep colon cancer away

At Hello Doctor, we’re all about preventative healthcare, which means part of our job is to help educate and inform you about health and wellness, and what you can start doing today to help prevent your risk of illness and disease later in life. After all, prevention really is better than cure. Which brings us to today’s interesting news snippet, which reconfirms previous studies which have shown that taking aspirin every day can help keep colon cancer at bay. According to scientists, this common over-the-counter medication, which most people already have at home, can half your risk of developing this…
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