March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colon cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer deaths in the United States, but regular screenings can prevent the disease. Learn more at Providence Cancer Center's online Colon and Rectal Cancer Resource Center.

 

Colonoscopy: It's Not So Bad

You hear "colonoscopy" and you think "no way!" But here are five reasons why the procedure is not as bad as you think.

 

Four Steps For Preventing Colorectal Cancer

Scientific evidence points to four actions you can take that will greatly reduce your risk of developing colorectal cancer. See what you can do today to improve your health.

 

Screening Tests

What's the difference between a sigmoidoscopy and a colonoscopy? Which screening tests should you have? Check out your options.

 

Recipe for Colorectal Disaster: Tobacco, Obesity and Inactivity

Lifestyle choices can impact your risk of colon cancer. Learn why smoking, uncontrolled weight and lack of exercise are three ingredients for poor colorectal cancer health.

 

Finding Time for Fitness

Exercise is one of the key components of a healthy life, and it helps to prevent cancer and make cancer treatment processes more effective. But how can you work in time to work out? Hear what a fitness expert says.

 

For Cancer Survivors

Surviving cancer carries its own issues and challenges. Providence Cancer Center's Survivor Clinic is here to offer support and help.

 

Providence Cancer Center

Providence Cancer Center offers state-of-the-art, comprehensive care for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. See what's offered to help patients through the entire process.