Who’s at Risk for Colon Cancer? – Amit H. Sachdev and Frank G. Gress
Colon cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer and cancer death in the world. It is also one of the most preventable types of cancer, as it often takes about ten years for a small polyp to grow and develop into a cancerous one. So who’s at risk? And how can people be screened? Amit H. Sachdev and Frank G. Gress share some of the best ways to prevent colon cancer.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology recently released an official statement about alcohol and cancer, but the information isn’t as extreme as some headlines would imply. Also, scientists at Duke University have found evidence that head and face pain actually does hurt more than other types of injuries.
We’ve harnessed electricity, sequenced the human genome, and eradicated smallpox. But after billions of dollars in research, we haven’t found a solution for a disease that affects more than 14 million people and their families at any given time. Why is it so difficult to cure cancer? Kyuson Yun explains the challenges.