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Colon Cancer

A doctor goes over a patient''s x-ray, screening for colon cancer. There is no single cause of colon cancer. Cancer of the colon and rectum accounts for 15% of cancer deaths. (Photo by American Cancer Society/Getty Images)

Colon Cancer Rates Fall

Cancer researchers say colonoscopies are the reason for a 30 percent drop in colon cancer rates over the past decade in those over 50.


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Kathy Holliday, Dr. Steven Hunt on Colon Cancer

Last fall, Cardinals left fielder Matt Holliday’s mother Kathy was diagnosed with colon cancer. She and Dr. Steven Hunt sat down with Kevin Wheeler on Siteman Colon Cancer Day at Busch Stadium to talk about […]


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New iPad App Assesses Your Major Health Risks

Washington University researchers, led by Dr. Graham Colditz, have developed a free iPad app that offers a quick assessment for six major diseases.


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New Study on Cancer Prevention

A new Washington University School of Medicine study finds more than half of all cancer is preventable.