Medical Myth – Colorectal Cancer Prevention – Penn State Cancer Institute

Medical Myth – Colorectal Cancer Prevention – Penn State Cancer Institute

Colorectal cancer absolutely can be prevented because there is a precursor to the cancer itself that we call a polyp. And this is a benign growth in the colon or rectum that can be removed by a colonoscopy before it turns into cancer. So yes, colorectal cancer can be prevented.

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Medical Myth – Spicy Food and Heatstroke 2 – Penn State Health

Medical Myth – Spicy Food and Heatstroke 2 – Penn State Health

[Music] That is not true. Eating spicy foods does not cool your body. It does make you sweat but in the elderly or the young who may not be unable to sweat does not cool your body.

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