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7 Vitamins to Avoid Colon Cancer

We at Las Vegas Gastroenterology make it our business to offer the best care in preventative diagnostics and cutting edge technologies to diagnose colon cancer. Above all, we want to educate you, the patient, who we have vested interest in, about how to avoid colon cancer. There are many things you can do to prevent colon cancer among which are diet, exercise, and avoiding red meats and fatty meats, and taking vitamin D.

From The Susan Cohan Colon Cancer Foundation comes these real life ways you can prevent con cancer:

Vitamins & Supplements: Using vitamins to prevent cancer is called chemoprevention. Antioxidants have been studied for their effects in cancer prevention and risk reduction. They may defend against cell damage caused by unstable molecules, known as free radicals. Beta-carotene, lycopene, vitamins C, E, and A, and other substances are antioxidants, and are found in tea, red wine, and chokeberries or Anthocyanin-rich extract.

Aspirin has been linked to some studies in cancer prevention. This is because aspirin can block the enzyme cyclooxygenase2 (COX-2), which is produced by many tumors. A Recent study by the University of Oxford found that 75 mg. of aspirin taken daily for five years lowered the risk of colorectal cancer by 24 per cent and the risk of dying from colon cancer by 35 per cent. There are side effects associated with an aspirin plan.

Other vitamins such as Reishi mushrooms, IP-6, Magnesium and Citrus Bioflavanoids are hinted to have colon cancer prevention properties but still require further research.

If you are diagnosed with colon cancer, our gastroenterologists we will assertively do everything we know how to do to remove it. Our Gastroenterology doctors Dr. Noel Fajardo, is a specialist in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester in MN. He also holds an advanced Fellowship Degree in Gastroenterology Motility and is ABIM-Board Certified in GI and IM.

We have two of the best GI Doctors in Las Vegas on our staff:

Dr. Filippo Cremonini, MD, PhD, MSc is a graduate of the Catholic University of Rome, Italy. He finished his residency in Internal Medicine. He finished his residency at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, where he obtained a Master’s degree in Clinical Research and earned a PhD in Gastroenterintestinal Physiology. He specialized in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and holds a title of full Professor of Gastroenterology with the Italian Ministry of University MIUR.

Dr. Cremonini is ABIM-Board Certified in GI and IM. He has written over 150 publications in the field of Gastroenterology and received numerous awards for research in Europe and in the USA. Dr. Cremonini has appeared on KTNV Channel 13 News in Las Vegas.

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