Harvard Health Letter

Colon cancer risk: A refresher course

Colon cancer is highly preventable, and many factors influence a person's risk. Diet and exercise, unsurprisingly, factor heavily. Dr. Robert S. Sandler, a gastroenterologist at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, published an excellent review of colon cancer prevention. Dr. Stephen Goldfinger, a founding editor of the Health Letter who remains an active member of our editorial board, brought it to our attention. We've depended on Dr. Sandler's review to create our own little refresher course on colon cancer prevention.
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