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12 Reports that Cannabis is an Effective Cancer Treatment

The utilization of cannabis for pharmaceutical purposes dates back to 2900 B.C. Fu Hsi, Chinese Emperor, at the time, refers to Ma (cannabis) for medicinal functions. By 1850, cannabis was touted as a medicinal therapy for cholera, convulsions, dysentery, gout, incontinence, leprosy, tonsillit ...

Coffee Might Lower the Recurrence Risk of Colon Cancer

Dr. Charles Fuchs, MD, MPH, from the University of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston and colleagues reported that coffee might lower the recurrence risk of colon cancer. Despite their findings, the research team warned that these findings are not evidence of causation and are only associations ...

Colon Cancer From Sitting Incorrectly on the Toilet

Humans and other primates sit in the squatting position naturally to rest and for bowel relief.  In the western world, it may seem that squatting has lost its functionality as we tend to live our lives in chairs. It has only been since the 19th century that the seated toilet has been favored o ...

Scientists Link Vegetarian Diet to a Reduced Colon Cancer Risk

Following a recent study conducted on a group of Seventh-Day Adventist men and women, it has been revealed that people who adhere to vegetarian diets have a much lower risk of developing colorectal cancers when compared to those who are non-vegetarians.In the United States, research shows that colo ...

Could Dairy Products Help Reduce the Risk of Colorectal Cancer?

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer worldwide, and the fourth most common cancer in the United States. This cancer can vary from the appendix all the way to the rectum and anywhere in between (the colon). Approximately 95% of colorectal cancers are adenocarcinomas, i.e. cancers of the ...

Colon Cancer Gets Vitamin D Assistance

Different things will be told to you by different people; some will say that you need to have vegan food, while others will tell you to exercise more, but at the end of the day all of these theories are unproven in curing or preventing cancer.Soon though, we might get a better chance to survive the ...

3 Tips to Prevent Colon Cancer

Colon Cancer is something that no man or woman wants to have happen to them. Colon cancer is caused by pollyps and sometimes obesity. It can also be caused by certain foods that are not be good for you. Here are three tips to prevent Colon Cancer.  1. Get plenty of exerciseGetting exercise is ...

What is Colorectal Carcinoma?

Colorectal cancer or colorectal carcinoma is a cancer of the colon or the rectum. Colon cancer and rectal cancer are 2 distinct forms of cancer, but have many similarities. Before we delve into the details, a basic understanding of the digestive system is essential. The main function of the digesti ...

Mayo Clinic Offers At-Home Colon Cancer Test

The Mayo Clinic is offering an alternative for patients who want to avoid a colonoscopy for cancer detection. This week, the clinic announced that it will be the first in the United States to offer the Cologuard test. Cologuard has been approved by the FDA.For patients using the Cologuard test, the ...