According to a recent study, the number of younger adults diagnosed with colon cancer is on the rise. Find out what may be behind this disturbing trend and what younger people can do to catch colorectal cancers early.
Bowel movements don’t just tell us about the health of our digestive system. This may sound strange, but signs of everything from diseases to stress may show up in your bathroom habits. The key is knowing what to look for — and what the signs may mean.
Colon cancer is one of the most preventable cancers ever. Learn about the exam that stops this cancer cold. Get tips on healthy diet and lifestyle changes. Learn how to cope with cancer if it’s diagnosed, and much more.
The first thing most people worry about when they have minor rectal bleeding is that they have a cancer. Of course, colon cancer is what I worry most about, too. But it’s the cause of rectal bleeding only 1 to 2 percent of the time. Two problems are usually responsible for blood on the paper, … Read More
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Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about hemorrhoids? Ursula Szmulowicz, MD, FASCRS, Digestive Disease Institute, will answer your questions about this topic during a live webchat Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at noon (ET). Hemorrhoids Live Web Chat: noon to 1 p.m. (ET) on Oct. 23, 2012 Register Featured ExpertUrsula Szmulowicz, MD, FASCRS … Read More