DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I just turned 48, and although I am a bit overweight, I am in otherwise good health. At my recent annual checkup, I [...]
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about rectal cancer, including risk factors, prevention and treatment.
Inflammatory bowel disease is common, and it is becoming more common in many populations.
Dr. William Faubion Jr., a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, says inflammatory bowel disease [...]
The COVID-19 pandemic has profoundly affected cancer diagnoses and treatments. Colonoscopies, for instance, have decreased 90% in the past year. While screenings are down, experts say that the number of young [...]
Colorectal cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in women and the third most common in men worldwide. The colon is the final part [...]
Cancer of the rectum and colon often are referred together as colorectal cancer, but treatments can be different.
Dr. David Etzioni, a Mayo Clinic colorectal [...]
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about colon cancer screening.
Most cases of colon cancer begin as [...]
Colorectal cancer is a term that includes colon and rectal cancers, both of which originate in the lower portion of the large intestine and into [...]
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