Colon Cancer.

5 Things You Can Do to Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 11.11.2014 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in Canada, with the incidence of colorectal cancer in Ontario one of the highest globally. Sobering statistics. What can you do to reduce your risk?

How I Stay Hopeful in My Fight Against Inoperable Cancer

Tamara Gignac | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada Alberta
Tamara Gignac

The world of cancer is omnipresent. There is chemotherapy, PICC lines, steroids, diagnostic scans, blood thinners and the stigma of a grim disease and a journey I do not wish to travel. But I am also cradled in the love of a truly astonishing group of friends, colleagues, a wonderful husband and family. It is what I hang on to.

A Low-Carb Diet Cuts Risk of Colon Cancer

University of Toronto News | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada Living
University of Toronto News

Researchers at the University of Toronto have found that gut bacteria drive a common form of colon cancer, and that a low-carbohydrate diet can prevent the disease. The researchers found that microbes in the intestine convert carbohydrates into metabolites that spur cancer growth. A low-carbohydrate diet shut down this process and led to a 75 per cent reduction in cancer incidence.

How Meditation Helped Me get Through my Mom's Cancer

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 09.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Sacha DeVoretz

Millions of people have experienced that dreaded moment when your heart drops hearing the words that a loved one has cancer. This happened to me last September. I was in my mother's kitchen, the sun coming through the window, my mother standing next to the sink. The words cancer coming from her mouth made my heart come to screeching halt.

'Google Street View' For Your Colon

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Researchers have taken a page out of Google's book to develop an advanced scope that may enable doctors to look deeper into the colon and wi...

Six Ways to Help Children Deal With Death

Jenna Em | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Jenna Em

We received a phone call from the palliative care unit to hurry over, as my father-in-law was about to die. When we shook off the personal grief for a moment, the horror set in that the children no longer had their special Grandpa. He was gone and now we would have to tell them the sad, sad news.

Aspirin May Help Treat Colon Cancer

CP | Marilynn Marchione, The Associated Press | Posted 12.24.2012 | Canada Living

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Aspirin, one of the world's oldest and cheapest drugs, has shown remarkable promise in treating colon cancer in people with mutations...

New Funding For Colon Cancer

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2012 | Canada Impact

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador has announced $3-million to launch a colon cancer screening program.The Health Department says the progra...