Risk, Prevention and Screening


All About Colon Polyps
Colon polyps can be detected, removed and biopsied during a colonoscopy and this can reduce the risk of colon cancer.
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Familial Colorectal Cancers - Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP)
FAP is a hereditary syndrome that results in those affected having hundreds to thousands of polyps and an increased risk of developing colorectal cancer.
Familial Colorectal Cancers: Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colon Cancer (HNPCC)
HNPCC, also called Lynch Syndrome, is a hereditary disorder that causes an increase in the risk of several types of cancer.

News
Colon Inflammation Markers Lower With Ginger Extract

Oct 12, 2011 - For individuals at normal risk for colon cancer, ginger extract may decrease certain markers of colon inflammation, including prostaglandin E2 and 5-, 12-, and 15-hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acid, when the eicosanoids are normalized to free arachidonic acid, according to a study published online Oct. 11 in Cancer Prevention Research.



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