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.
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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.
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.
The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2017 alone, 95,520 people will be newly diagnosed with colon cancer and 39,910 will be diagnosed with rectal cancer. Discover the truth about your risk of colorectal cancer from a colorectal surgeon.
A newer kind of test, called next-generation sequencing panels, could help identify more people with genetic changes that predispose them to colorectal cancer.
Confused about whether uncured bacon is any better for your health? Cleveland Clinic dietitian Brigid Titgemeier weighs in.