Colorectal Cancer

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Study: Vegetarian Diet Linked To Lower Risk Of Colon Cancer

Vegetarians had a 22 percent lower risk for all colorectal cancers compared to non-vegetarians.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2015

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Study: Screenings Prevented 500,000 Cases Of Cancer

Unlike other kinds are screenings, colonoscopy offers doctors the opportunity to actual stop the disease before it starts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2014

ACS Michigan Giant Colon at Henry Ford Health System (credit: Sean Lee/WWJ)

‘Giant Colon’ On Tour Across Metro Detroit

Metro Detroiters are getting a larger than life lesson in how to prevent America’s second leading cancer killer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2014

A scanning electron microscope picture of a cancer cell. Uncredited photo from Wikimedia Commons

McLaren Cancer Institute Offers Free Cancer Screening Kits During March

During March, Michiganders are just a phone call or a click away from getting a free at-home screening test for the nation’s third-most diagnosed cancer from McLaren Cancer Institute during National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2013

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Everist Announces Advance In Diagnosis, Prognosis Of Colorectal Cancer

Everist Genomics, a rapidly growing personalized medicine company, today announced the launch of the world’s first comprehensive companion diagnostics and prognostics portfolio to improve early diagnosis, management and treatment of patients with colorectal cancer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2012

High Blood Sugar Levels In Older Women Linked To Colorectal Cancer

According to research, elevated blood sugar levels are associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2011


New Cancer Recurrence Test From Ann Arbor Firm

Ann Arbor-based Everist Genomics announced the worldwide commercial availability of its OncoDefender-CRC colorectal cancer assay, the first and only molecular prognostic test capable of accurately predicting the risk of recurrence of cancer in patients previously treated […]



Botsford Hospital Offers Free Cancer Screening

Botsford Hospital Cancer Center will offer FREE colorectal cancer screening this Saturday.


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‘Michigan Matters’ The Governor’s Game Plan For Communities

Bankole Thompson joins the roundtable. Plus an update on colorectal cancer month from Dr. Gregory Olds.

CBS 62–03/25/2011


UM: Colon Cancer Awareness Month A Great Time To Get Screened

Colorectal cancer screening. Just the thought of it makes most people feel uneasy and embarrassed. But experts at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center say choosing to ignore it could cost you your life.