March 28, 2013 A new campaign is aimed at helping people overcome the stigma of colon cancer screening. Public health advocates have been laboring for years to get people over age 50 in for colonoscopies, but so far just 60 percent have been screened.
December 21, 2012 There is a strong consensus in favor of colon cancer screening. Educational efforts have fallen short when it comes to meeting public health goals. Why don't more people get tested?
April 9, 2012 People are more likely to get screened for colon cancer when their doctor gives them a choice of methods. Pushing colonoscopies alone may keep people from getting screened at all, according to a new study.
October 28, 2011 A study in The Lancet finds that people with Lynch syndrome, a hereditary predisposition to cancer of the digestive tract, who took aspirin twice a day for a up to 4 years were about 60 percent less likely to develop colorectal cancer those who got a placebo. But