98 Search Results for "colon cancer"

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Your Stool Shape Could Be a Symptom of Colon Cancer, Doctors Warn

The shape and consistency of your stool can actually reveal a lot about your health, with doctors warning that certain changes can be indicative of serious conditions like colon cancer. A narrow stool, specifically, could potentially signal the presence of colon cancer or other underlying issues affecting the intestines. This is how to know whether […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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5 Unusual Signs Of Colon Cancer People Accidentally Ignore For Years

If you didn’t include skin cancers, colorectal cancers are the third most prevalent cancer in the United States. In 2023, approximately 153,020 individuals will be diagnosed with CRC and 52,550 will die from the disease, including 19,550 cases and 3750 deaths in individuals younger than 50 years. Although cases of colorectal cancer are common, many […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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Sweet Potato has Properties Which May Inhibit Colon Cancer

Plants contain a plethora of beneficial properties and sweet potatoes, specifically, the purple varieties, which are high in the phytonutrients anthocyanins, have been found to contain anticancer properties [1]. Cancer Prevention    Rich anthocyanin content has been shown to suppress the growth of colon cancer stem cells. A 2009 review in the Cancer Letters Journal […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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10 Ways to Help Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk

Colon cancer is a serious disease and a leading cause of cancer-related deaths. However, studies suggest that adopting certain lifestyle changes can significantly reduce the risk of developing this type of cancer. A recent study claims that almost 50% of colon cancer cases could be prevented by implementing these ten strategies. By incorporating these habits […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 8 min read

Resistant Starches, Good Bacteria, and Colon Cancer—What You Need to Know

This article was originally published in August 2019 and has since been updated. Colon cancer is the third most common cause of death in the world, and in the United States, it’s the second leading cause of cancer deaths [1]. Colon cancer, if it’s not obvious, is cancer of the colon, which is also known […]

Jenn Ryan

Jenn Ryan

Freelance Health & Wellness Writer

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8 Symptoms of Colon Polyps and 4 Signs They May Be Cancerous

Colon cancer rates are on the rise, especially in people of increasingly younger age. This is why it is critical that we start to educate ourselves more on the colon, the causes of colon cancer, and the signs and symptoms that you may have of this scary illness. One of the early warning signs that […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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Cancer Deaths Are Declining, but Troubling Rise in Colon and Breast Cancer in Young Adults, Report Says

A recent report from the American Cancer Society has highlighted a concerning trend in cancer rates among younger adults. While cancer deaths have been declining overall, there has been a troubling increase in colon and breast cancer cases in this age group. The report sheds light on the significant challenges faced by healthcare professionals in […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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11 Cancer-Linked Products That Many Use Daily

Cancer is a scary thing. Nobody wants to get it, and nobody wants to watch their loved ones go through it. Cancer can also be caused by things we don’t even think about—things that are so common we don’t even think about how they could be contributing to the formation of cancer cells. Some of […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

 · 3 min read

Could this therapy cure cancer with just one injection?

This article was originally published on January 8, 2019, and has since been updated. Chemo and Radiotherapy can be effective treatments for cancer. The downside, of course, is a range of difficult side effects experienced during treatments. Fortunately, a type of treatment that aims to harness the immune system to combat cancer (called immunotherapy) could […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team

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It’s One of The Deadliest Cancers In America, And It’s On The Rise. These 10 States Have The Highest Rates

Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that has gained notoriety as one of the deadliest cancers in America. It is primarily caused by exposure to asbestos, a known carcinogen. Despite efforts to regulate asbestos usage, the widespread exposure in the past has led to a concerning rise in mesothelioma cases. Let’s take a deep-dive into […]

Julie Hambleton

Julie Hambleton

The Hearty Soul Team