Excuse Busters #4:  I’m Too Young to Get Colon Cancer

March 15, 2019

Still looking for the best excuse to avoid a colonoscopy? Try this one on for size: “I’m too young for colon cancer.” That is a myth. You’re never too young for colon cancer.  

Colon Cancer in Young Adults

The... read more

Excuse Busters #2: Fear of Colonoscopy Prep

February 15, 2019

Colonoscopy prep is an essential component of a quality colonoscopy, but bowel preparation is a common fear among people of screening age. In fact, it’s one of the most common excuses for not scheduling a colonoscopy.

Fear often stems from unanswered questions. The best... read more

Probiotics Boost Gut Health and Fight Depression

December 20, 2018

Seasonal depression can cause the winter blues, but probiotics can help manage anxiety, boost mood and improve ability to handle stress.

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Seasonal depression, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), is a type of depression that follows a cyclical pattern with the seasons.... read more

Be a Caregiver for a Loved One’s Colonoscopy

November 22, 2018

A colonoscopy is an essential part of preventative care, so give the gift of time by accompanying your parent or relative to a colon cancer screening.

Lack of transportation is a major barrier in healthcare, especially among those who are elderly or poor. Transportation barriers lead... read more

Share Your Colon Cancer Survivor Story

October 11, 2018

If you have been diagnosed with colon cancer or have recently had a colonoscopy, we want to hear your story.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to focus on breast cancer education, screening and prevention. Of all the awareness initiatives we observe throughout the... read more