A colorectal surgeon explains the connection between inflammatory bowel disease and cancer.
About 5 percent 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.
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.
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Wonder how long it takes colorectal cancers to develop? Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Colorectal surgeon James Church, MD, answers this one.
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.
Over the last 20-some years, colorectal cancer rates in people ages 20 to 49 have increased significantly. This uptick is expected to continue over the next two decades. What you can do to protect yourself.
Signs of everything from diseases to stress may show up in your bathroom habits. The key is knowing what to look for — and what the signs may mean.