March 27, 2015

colon cancer

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  • A Rough Guide to Fiber

    A Rough Guide to Fiber

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Unlike fats, carbohydrates and protein, most fiber is not broken down as it passes through the small intestine; hence, it supplies no nutrients or calories. Even so, health experts continue to extol its virtues.

  • Screening Tests: How Old Is Too Old?
    Be Well

    Screening Tests: How Old Is Too Old?

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    Many older Americans continue to dutifully get screened for cancer. But evidence suggests that the benefits of early detection and subsequent treatment of cancer decline sharply in older people—and the potential harms increase.

  • Colon Screening Can Save Your Life
    Wellness Tip

    Colon Screening Can Save Your Life

    by Berkeley Wellness

    A Yale study suggests that screening has prevented as many as 550,000 cases of colorectal cancer in the U.S since 1976. But too many high-risk Americans still have not been screened as recommended.