Just because you’ve had a portion of your small bowel removed because of Crohn’s disease doesn’t necessarily mean you automatically have more surgery in your future. Miguel Regueiro, MD, explains why this is simply a myth.
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.
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
Colorectal cancer is generally not viewed as a disease of younger people. However, over the last twenty years, colorectal cancer rates in people ages 20 to 49 have increased significantly. This uptick is expected to continue over the next two decades. Researchers are trying to understand why. Experts don’t have any definitive data that shows … Read More
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When laparoscopy was new in the 1990s, many colorectal surgeons thought it was a bad idea. It was never going to apply to colon surgery. This minimally invasive technique was good for gallbladder surgery, but for colon surgery, we thought it was not worth the time or the effort. The surgery was difficult to perform … Read More