colon and colorectal cancer

Colon and Rectal Cancers Rising in Young People

Colon and Rectal Cancers Rising in Young People

Kirsten Freiborg of New Hope, Minn., now 27, learned she had colon cancer at age 22, a month before her college graduation.
Colon and Rectal Cancers Rising in Young People

Colon and Rectal Cancers Rising in Young People

Kirsten Freiborg of New Hope, Minn., now 27, learned she had colon cancer at age 22, a month before her college graduation.
What Young People Need to Know About Colon Cancer

What Young People Need to Know About Colon Cancer

Sarah DeBord is undergoing chemotherapy for colon cancer that was discovered when she was 34 and training for a half marathon.
More Young People Are Dying of Colon Cancer

More Young People Are Dying of Colon Cancer

An X-ray of the colon shows constriction from a tumor.
Why Is This Bacterium Hiding in Human Tumors?

Why Is This Bacterium Hiding in Human Tumors?

A colored scanning electron micrograph of dental plaque, with Fusobacterium nucleatum shown in red. The bacteria, found in the mouth, are also found in half of all colon tumors and travel with the
Why Is This Bacterium Hiding in Human Tumors?

Why Is This Bacterium Hiding in Human Tumors?

A colored scanning electron micrograph of dental plaque, with Fusobacterium nucleatum shown in red. The bacteria, found in the mouth, are also found in half of all colon tumors and travel with the
Why Is This Bacterium Hiding in Human Tumors?

Why Is This Bacterium Hiding in Human Tumors?

A colored scanning electron micrograph of dental plaque, with Fusobacterium nucleatum shown in red. The bacteria, found in the mouth, are also found in half of all colon tumors and travel with the
Take a Number: Cancer Deaths Continue a Steep Decline

Take a Number: Cancer Deaths Continue a Steep Decline

An x-ray showing a tumor invading almost the entire right lung. The cancer death rate in the U.S. has dropped 26 percent since 1991. The most common cause of cancer death is still lung cancer.
Take a Number: Cancer Deaths Continue a Steep Decline

Take a Number: Cancer Deaths Continue a Steep Decline

An X-ray showing a tumor invading almost the entire right lung. The cancer death rate in the U.S. has dropped 26 percent since 1991. The most common cause of cancer death is still lung cancer.
Take a Number: Cancer Deaths Continue a Steep Decline

Take a Number: Cancer Deaths Continue a Steep Decline

An X-ray showing a tumor invading almost the entire right lung. The cancer death rate in the U.S. has dropped 26 percent since 1991. The most common cause of cancer death is still lung cancer.
Take a Number: Cancer Deaths Continue a Steep Decline

Take a Number: Cancer Deaths Continue a Steep Decline

An X-ray showing a tumor invading almost the entire right lung. The cancer death rate in the U.S. has dropped 26 percent since 1991. The most common cause of cancer death is still lung cancer.
Gut Microbes Combine to Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggests

Gut Microbes Combine to Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggests

A colored electron micrograph showing colon tissue with cancer in yellow, blood cells in red, mucus in blue and bacteria in light green. A study links colon cancer with two types of bacteria, which
Gut Microbes Combine to Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggests

Gut Microbes Combine to Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggests

A colored electron micrograph showing colon tissue with cancer in yellow, blood cells in red, mucus in blue and bacteria in light green. A study links colon cancer with two types of bacteria, which
Gut Microbes Combine to Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggests

Gut Microbes Combine to Cause Colon Cancer, Study Suggests

A colored electron micrograph showing colon tissue with cancer in yellow, blood cells in red, mucus in blue and bacteria in light green. A study links colon cancer with two types of bacteria, which
Julie Yip-Williams, Writer of Candid Blog on Cancer, Dies at 42

Julie Yip-Williams, Writer of Candid Blog on Cancer, Dies at 42

Julie Yip-Williams in a family photograph at her home in Brooklyn in January. “Rejoice in life and all of its beauty,” she told her children.