By tjohnson | Published March 12, 2019
What is Colorectal Cancer?
Colorectal cancer is the out of control growth of cells in the colon or rectum. These cells grow into masses, or tumors.
Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in men and women in the USA and is the second leading cause of cancer deaths.
Did you know…?
Abdominal cancers include adrenocortical tumors, carcinomas of the stomach, cancer of the pancreas, colorectal carcinomas, carcinoid tumors, and gastrointestinal stoma tumors.
Early screening can be lifesaving. Everyone 50 and over with Medicare are covered. If you are 40 and have a family history, ask your doctor.
Men and women alike get colon cancer; however, people at higher risk for developing colon cancer include those with a history of inflammatory bowel disease (including ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease) and those with a family history of colon cancer.
The two most common inherited syndromes linked with colorectal cancer are familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and hereditary non-polyposis [ … ]
By tjohnson | Published December 6, 2018
I’ve always lived in this same small town. Maybe that makes my world a little narrow but I don’t think so. I think it makes me a conscientious member of an elite group, with concern for one another and our environment. We see evidence of this every time something happens in our small communities, be it tragic or joyous. We band together and help one another or celebrate together whichever the case may be. In our everyday lives we also have the opportunity to exercise our choice to live in these wonderful communities by supporting the local businesses and services provided here.
Top 10 Reasons to Support Locally Owned Businesses
Locally owned businesses build strong communities by sustaining town centers and social relationships.
Local business owners know you, and you know them.
Support for non-profits
Studies have shown that local businesses donate to community causes at more than twice the rate of [ … ]