2019 Kcancer Hero: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States since August 10, 1993. She is fearless fighter for justice for all[1]. Justice Ginsberg became ill in the summer of 1999. Doctor thought she had acute diverticulitis, a disorder of the large intestine, and confirmed later that there was a…

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Detects Colorectal Cancer

New research from Japanese scientists suggests AI could be used to detect colorectal cancer in its earliest stages, before tumors become malignant and the deadly cancer becomes much harder to treat. In fact, the tech was able to detect cancer with 86% accuracy. Study lead Dr. Yuichi Mori of Showa University presented the new data at the United…

Cologuard: an noninvasive colon cancer screening test

Cologuard is an easy to use, noninvasive colon cancer screening test based on the latest advances in stool DNA science. It is for adults 50 years or older who are at average risk for colon cancer, and it is available by prescription only. Cologuard finds both cancer and precancer. Here are a few other things to…

Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Prevention is the best pathway to reduce colorectal cancer. To reduce the cancer risk and prevent colorectal cancer, the following activities are encouraged: Eat a high-fiber diet rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans and whole grains. Limit red meat consumption and avoid processed meats. Consume calcium-rich foods like low-fat or skim milk. Maintain a healthy…

Colorectal Cancer Screen

Regular screening is important for preventing colorectal cancer. Testing can often find colon cancer early, when it’s most treatable. Ninety percent of colon cancer begins when polyps become cancerous. A polyp is a small growth that attaches itself to the inner wall of the colon. Anyone can get colon polyps, but certain people are more…

Colorectal Cancer Risk Factors

Colorectal cancer is the second leading killer among cancer in the United States. Lifestyle factors that may increase your risk of getting colorectal cancer include: Lack of regular exercise A diet low in fruits and vegetables A low-fiber and high-fat diet Being overweight Excessive alcohol use Tobacco use

Kcancer Top 10 Anti-Colorectal Cancer Dinner Menu

Broccoli Cauliflower Green Leaf Vegetables, such as spinach, kale, collard greens, lettuce, watercress, chicory, and Swiss chard Beans, such as red bean, white bean, and soybean Sweet Potatoes Herbs and Spices, such as ginger, garlic, thyme, cayenne pepper, oregano, basil and parsley Whole wheat bagel Whole wheat bread Veggie pasta Brown Rice

Kcancer Hosts Forums on Colorectal Cancer-Press Release

March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Kcancer hosts forums on colorectal cancer to address colorectal cancer relevant issues. Please view the press release: https://www.prlog.org/12622488-kcancer-hosts-forum-on-colorectal-cancer.html