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Cancer prevention advice from Dr. Beth Donaldson

Don’t shy away from the “C” word: early screening for peace of mind

When we talk about disease prevention, cancer is the one that most often comes to mind. It seems like something we have no control over, but there are a few simple steps you can take to reduce your risk.

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Colorectal Cancer Screening and Prevention

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in Canada and is the second most common cause of death from cancer. If detected early colorectal cancer is highly treatable and may not be so deadly.

Get Moving – The Importance of Exercise for Reducing Colon Cancer Risk

Get Moving – The Importance of Exercise for Reducing Colon Cancer Risk

The more physically active you are, and the higher the intensity of that activity, the greater the reduction in colon cancer risk. The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology recommends accumulating at least 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity each week.