Colon and rectal cancer are common — together, they’re the third most common cancer in the United States, and the second-leading cause of cancer death
Are you considering home remedies for your hemorrhoids? A doctor weighs in on home treatments, including witch hazel, aloe, psyllium husk, apple cider vinegar, tea tree oil and a less-known remedy made from Epsom salt and glycerin.
A colorectal surgeon explains the connection between inflammatory bowel disease and cancer.
About 5% of colorectal cancers are inherited. Genetic testing can reveal if you have a mutation that can cause colorectal cancer and if you should do more to protect yourself.
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One of the most common cancer diagnoses? It’s colorectal cancer. The good news? Found early, it’s usually curable.
Potato, potahto. Sweet, white. Does it matter when it comes to your health? Our experts analyze what’s the better pick.
Wonder how long it takes colorectal cancers to develop? Colorectal surgeon James Church, MD, explains how a colorectal polyp develops and grows into cancer.
You’ve got the report from your colonoscopy. What do terms like “sessile” and “pedunculated” mean? And which colorectal polyps will most likely lead to cancer? A colorectal surgeon explains.
Research has shown that what you eat can play a large role in your risk for developing colorectal cancer.
You may have seen ads for a DNA stool test for colorectal cancer. Will it help you avoid cancer? Colorectal surgeon James Church, MD, provides The Short Answer.