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The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), an independent agency under the WHO, released a report not too long ago that identified processed and red meat as carcinogens. Specifically, researchers have found that high consumption of processed/red meat correlates with increased incidence of colorectal cancer. Before you put down your bacon and hot dogs for good, let us … Read More

In 2016, a 32-year long study performed on more than 130,000 US health professionals found a link between aspirin use and cancer risk. The study claims that regular, long-term use of aspirin lowers the risk of developing cancer, particularly colorectal cancer. The researchers in the study took data from two previous large cohort studies in … Read More

Colorectal cancer, which affects the colon (also known as the large intestine or rectum) is the third most common cancer in the world. Symptoms of colorectal cancer include changes in bowel habits, rectal bleeding, abdominal discomfort, and unexplained weight loss. It is recommended that people begin getting colon cancer screenings at age 50. The “immunological Fecal … Read More

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