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Cancer Types

Colorectal Cancer

  • Comparing Costs of At-Home Colorectal Screening Tests

    Cologuard and FIT have been found equally effective at screening for colorectal cancer and are widely used, but FIT is a fraction of the cost of Cologuard.

    by Jon Kelvey

  • Keep That Colonoscopy Appointment

    Experts weigh in on a recent study appearing to show that colonoscopy had lower-than-expected efficacy for preventing colorectal cancer.

    by Pamela Rafalow Grossman

  • What We Know About Ultraprocessed Foods and Cancer Risk

    Research has linked highly processed foods like deli meat to a higher risk of colorectal cancer in men.

    by Jon Kelvey

  • 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

  • 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

    Predicting Colorectal Cancer Recurrence

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

    by Kris Conner

  • 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