Colon cancer is one of the deadliest cancers. But it’s also one of the most preventable. Learn how to prevent colon cancer with these six doctor-approved tips. Plus, find out four ways a colonoscopy is a better experience than it used to be.
Colorectal cancer rates have fallen overall, but they’re rising in younger adults. Learn what symptoms you shouldn’t ignore and what you can do to protect yourself.
Prepping for a colonoscopy is not anyone’s idea of a good time. But improvements in the liquid you drink and the timing of the prep are making the whole process easier to swallow.
They are are procedures that use a scope to examine your insides and look for disease, but they have different uses.
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By Bret Lashner, MD Just the thought of a fecal transplant – of transplanting fecal matter from one person into another – may make a lot of people think, “ick.” It’s an uncomfortable idea. But consider that a fecal microbiota transplant can help people with stubborn, unhealthy gut flora. These are people struggling with recurring … Read More
It’s hard to say precisely how common flat polyps are because results are subject to variation between examiners and techniques. But doctors performing colonoscopies are finding them more easily and treating them more successfully as techniques improve. Today, the incidence of flat polyps hovers around 10 percent. Still, they too often go undetected and unrecognized … Read More