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Surgeries are not made all equal. Differences in colon cancer surgeries

If colon cancer surgery is required, there are a few options, but what are the pros and cons?

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The role of your intestinal system

Everyone talks about the health of the heart, lung and brain. The intestinal tract is just as crucial and no less important for health.

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What your stool tells about your gut health

Bowel movements can be a good indicator of your gut health and indication of illness if there is a change in bowel habits.

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Did you explore all your options? A second opinion might be a good idea

Any medical procedure requires consideration and deliberation. Explore all options, and weigh pros and cons to ultimately find the best course of action for your treatment.

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6 Risk Factors for Colon Cancer

Colon cancer is often detected in its late stages, when symptoms urge you to see your doctor. With a few life style changes and precautions you are able to prevent colon cancer or catch it early.

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Colorectal Cancer: Are You at Risk?

The intestine is a major part of the digestive system; its two major components are the small intestine and the large intestine, which includes three parts - the cecum, the colon, and the rectum. The colon's important role is to help the body absorb important nutrients and minerals, and to assist in flushing body waste through the rectum and anus.

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