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
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.
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
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