Advertisement

Cancer Types

Colorectal Cancer

  • Forward Look

    What’s Next?

    Artificial intelligence may help to classify colorectal polyps.

    by Nancy Averett

  • Survivor Profile

    Strength in the Pack

    While undergoing treatment for colon cancer, Trevor Maxwell started Man Up to Cancer, a support community for men.

    by Jon Kelvey

  • Q&A

    The Certainty of Uncertainty

    After a stage IV cancer diagnosis, Kate Bowler publishes a second memoir that explores the precarious nature of her own mortality.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Forward Look

    Predicting Colorectal Cancer Recurrence

    Liquid biopsy tests can find tiny amounts of disease that remain after surgery and chemotherapy.

    by Kris Conner

  • Healthy Habits

    An Alternative to Meat

    Are new plant-based meat alternatives a better way to satisfy burger cravings?

    by Erin O’Donnell

  • Forward Look

    A Strategy to Watch

    Some rectal cancer patients may safely avoid life-altering surgery.

    by Kristine Conner

  • Healthy Habits

    Daily Dose

    Aspirin can be taken daily to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer, but it's not recommended for everyone.

    by Bradley Jones

  • Cancer Did Not Cancel Our Plans

    After her husband’s diagnosis with metastatic cancer, Miriam Díaz-Gilbert made it her goal to keep him moving.

    by Miriam Díaz-Gilbert

  • Colorectal Cancer Screenings at Home

    Stool-based tests could increase access to colorectal cancer screening.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

  • Worth the Wait

    Neoadjuvant therapy—using treatments such as chemotherapy, hormone therapy or radiation to shrink a tumor or treat unseen metastases before surgery—can improve outcomes for some patients.

    by Sharon Tregaskis