Genetic testing technology is always evolving, and one newer kind of test — that identifies inherited genetic mutations linked to increased risk for colon cancer — may find genetic changes previously missed by earlier methods.
You may think abdominal cramping or a change in bowel habits will warn you that colorectal cancer is developing. Discover the truth about how colorectal cancer develops from a hematologist/oncologist.
Confused about whether uncured bacon is any better for your health? Cleveland Clinic dietitian Brigid Titgemeier weighs in.
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 salts and glycerin.
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It makes sense to know the risk factors that you can control — and then avoid or eliminate them entirely to lower your risk of developing certain cancers. Here is our collection of advice to help you know more about your risk of developing breast, bladder, colon or skin cancers.
Rectal cancer typically affects people later in life, but doctors are seeing a surprising trend toward younger patients, particularly younger baby boomers. A colorectal surgeon answers some key questions.
Don’t buy into the many myths about colonoscopy. Most people don’t even remember their exam once it’s done. And today’s preps are literally easier to swallow.
If your child has been diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, you most likely — and understandably– have many questions and concerns. To navigate through this disease, it’s important that you know exactly what this autoimmune disorder is.
With continued evidence piling up that shows red meat and processed meats – such as bacon and sausage – are not good for your health, it’s time to start choosing the white meat or vegetarian option.
Scientific evidence has been accumulating for decades that colon cancer is more common among people who eat the most red meat and processed meat.