Human Body System Disorders

Colon Cancer

General Statements Regarding Colon Cancer

  • Colon Cancer often begins as polyps on the inside lining of the colon. Removing these polyps early can prevent colon cancer
  • 90% of men and women aged 50 are susceptible to obtaining colon cancer
  • Maintaining a healthy diet while exercising can reduce the chances of contracting the cancer

A Description of Colon Cancer, and the Technology Used to diagnose and treat the disease

Colon cancer: Essential facts

Further Explanation of the Colon, and ways in which to prevent your risk factors

Colon Cancer PSA Animation

How Cancer is Caused in the colon and how it can spread throughout the body, as well as symptoms and further instances of treatment

Symptoms of Colon Cancer

Meryl Streep expressing the significance of screening for Colon Cancer

Meryl Streep - Screen For Life PSA

research of colon and colorectal cancer

  • Blood tests for colorectal cancer have become available to Canadians
  • Stivarga is a type of targeted therapy that is approved in Canada to treat colorectal cancer
  • Researches at the University of Toronto have developed a drug that can disable the stem cells responsible for the initiation of the development of colon cancer.