VA study found 20 percent boost in uptake if patients thought they might also win $50
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Family history of the disease may be important for even more distant relatives, a new study suggests
Researchers say finding might help identify people at need for preventive treatment
Nonusers were less likely to exercise, eat a healthy diet or get colon cancer screening
Patients who had the less-invasive procedure were less likely to need nursing home care, study finds
Current smokers had highest rates of pneumonia, infection
Patients and caregivers can benefit from a variety of coping tools and strategies to help manage anxiety and stress during cancer treatment.
At some hospitals 1 in 4 patients returns for emergency care following colon operation
Study suggests pathway from oral bacteria to colon cells
Many growths are slow to progress and nonlethal, only leading to unnecessary treatment, panel says
Large European study looked at people with close relatives who'd been affected
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