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Men are slightly more likely than women to be diagnosed with colorectal cancers, and African-Americans have a higher risk than people of other races. However, everyone is at risk for developing the disease, especially after 50. Doctors say that makes screening a vital part of every person's health plan.
In this Mayo Clinic Minute, gastroenterologist Dr. Michael Wallace explains why a colonoscopy is such an effective tool in the battle against colorectal cancers. Jeff Olsen reports.
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ROCHESTER, Minn. — March is Myeloma Awareness Month, and Sikander Ailawadhi, M.D., hematologist/oncologist at Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, shares details about new advancements in ...
More than 50,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with kidney cancer each year. Risks factors for developing this type of cancer include environmental exposures, ...
Colorectal cancer is a cancer of the lower digestive system, which includes the colon and the rectum. If you feel like you are hearing a ...