Pain definitely isn’t all psychological, but some doctors say behavioral medicine is one of the best and most underutilized tools to help people with irritable bowel syndrome and other chronic GI disorders.
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer of the esophagus, the muscular tube that connects our throat and stomach, you are likely wondering about the road ahead. Surgery is the most common treatment for cancer of the esophagus. A large part of the esophagus — and often the nearby lymph nodes … Read More
Successful treatment of cancer of the esophagus hinges on finding the right treatment for the right patient at the right time. Esophageal cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the esophagus, which is the hollow, muscular tube that moves food and liquid from the throat to the stomach. … Read More
If it seems like you know a lot more people with a painful digestive disease these days, it’s not just your imagination. Cases of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have increased dramatically in recent years — and they keep rising. Estimates say that 1.4 million Americans have some form of IBD. These diseases aren’t just “trendy” because … Read More