To Your Health: Colon Cancer - Causes, Screening, Prevention

Dr. Alan Safdi is a world-renowned internist and gastroenterologist with encyclopedic knowledge of mind-body wellness and preventative medicine. He posts on Telluride Inside… and Out under the banner of “To Your Health, his blogs featuring the most current information in his field: health, wellness, and longevity.

This summer, Dr. Alan returns with his popular Live Longer Retreat wellness intensives. The dates so far are July 21 – July 29; Aug. 11 – Aug. 17; and Sept. 15 – Sept. 21, 2019. For further information, email or go to Safdi’s Telluride Longevity Institute website.

This week, Dr.Alan talks about colon cancer, causes and prevention, including colonoscopy versus Cologuard. 

Online sources say there are more than 200 types of cancer, each one with a distinct signature, different signs and symptoms. Some cause early manifestations, even when the tumor has not grown and spread throughout the body. In other cases, cancer can remain silent condition until it is too late. Colorectal cancer for one shows up differently in different people, but almost always the earliest sign is polyps. For more, listen to Dr. Alan’s podcast, including an evaluation of the hyped screener Cologuard versus colonoscopy.


Dr. Alan Safdi, more:

Dr. Alan Safdi is board-certified in Internal Medicine and in Gastroenterology and is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology. A proven leader in the healthcare arena, he has been featured on the national program “Medical Crossfire” and authored or co-authored numerous medical articles and abstracts. Safdi has been involved in grant-based and clinical research for 30+ years and is passionate about disease prevention and wellness, not just fixing what has gone wrong. He is an international lecturer on the subjects of wellness, nutrition, and gastroenterology.

And back by popular demand, this summer, in partnership with the Peaks’ Spa, Dr. Safdi returns with his three, week-long wellness intensives titled “Live Longer Retreat.”

Again, using an evidence-based, scientific approach to health and longevity and featuring an experienced staff of medical professionals, personal trainers, Pilates and yoga instructors, dietitians, and chefs, the focus is on your unique wellness profile. Each Live Longer Retreat is one-of-kind in the U.S. The intensives, limited to only 10 – 15 participants, will include personal consultations, hiking, spinning, yoga, Pilates, talks and demonstrations related to nutrition, cooking classes, and more.

Go here to read a review of the experience by one very satisfied participant.

Feel free to sign up now to participate in a Live Longer Retreat – or call 1-877-448-5416 for further information.

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