Diet and Exercise
Preventing Adenomas / Colorectal Cancer: Folic Acid Wouldn’t Help to Patients with History of PolypsCancer of the colon or rectum is the third most common cancer. It causes thousands of deaths each year. If the disease is found early, it is much easier to cure. Screening tests are very important. Roughly 57,000 people die annually from colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in America, but the American Cancer Society estimates that with colon screenings as many as half of...
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