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Stages of Colorectal Cancer and How to Prevent It

Stages of Colorectal Cancer and How to Prevent It

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Colorectal cancer is the fourth most-common type of cancer diagnosed among Americans, after (1) skin cancer, (2) prostate/breast cancer, and (3) lung cancer. Also broken down into colon cancer and rectal cancer, colorectal cancer can be aggressive and can quickly become metastatic – spreading to other organs.

What To Do To Prepare For A Colonoscopy

What To Do To Prepare For A Colonoscopy

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
A colonoscopy is an effective way to accurately detect any changes or abnormalities within the colon.

What is the Deal with Colonoscopies?

What is the Deal with Colonoscopies?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Whether it’s at the recommendation of your doctor, the persistence of a radio or internet Public Service Announcement, or the urging of your loved ones, it seems like everyone is intent on you undergoing a colonoscopy.

Do I Really Need a Gastroenterologist?

Do I Really Need a Gastroenterologist?

by Douglas Liantonio (SU)
Let’s talk about what treatments gastroenterologists do so you can have a better understanding of whether you need to see one to treat your condition.

What Not to do for a Colonoscopy Prep

What Not to do for a Colonoscopy Prep

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Preparing for a colonoscopy, many agree, is more difficult and time-consuming than the actual colonoscopy itself.

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