A Spencer teacher has won his fight to have treatment for colon cancer covered by his insurance company, thanks in part to tens of thousands of online supporters.
There are less invasive options for colon cancer screening, including CT colonography, which is also known as the virtual colonoscopy.
Doctors say John Waage needs surgery to help him survive, but his insurance company calls the operation “experimental” and won’t pay for it.
Researchers have identified common genetic traits that may explain how aspirin can help protect against colon cancer.
As baby boomers get older, It is as important as ever to stay healthy to ensure a high quality of life.
A cancer survivor who rides his bike to raise money for cancer research is pleading for help finding his stolen bicycle.
A simple, cheaper exam of just the lower part of the bowel can cut the risk of developing colon cancer or dying of the disease, a large federal study finds.
How far would you go to protect yourself if you knew you carried a gene that caused a deadly form of cancer and watched your brother die of the disease?
A new study indicates that colon cancer patients who took multivitamins during and after treatment did not reduce their risk of dying from the cancer or having the cancer return. WBZ’s Diane Stern spoke with […]