June 18, 2020
Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Colorectal Cancer Risk: Understanding t...
More than three million people in the U.S. live with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a term for chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Unfortunately, having one of the two most common inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn’s disease or ulcerative... read more
March 4, 2020
Colonoscopies: You Have Questions, We Have Answers
Getting a colonoscopy isn’t on anyone’s fun list, but the test can help you and your doctor assess your colon health and cancer risk. Here’s what you should know about this potentially lifesaving screening test. Who should be screened for colorectal cancer... read more
March 21, 2019
How Can a Colonoscopy Prevent Colon Cancer?
Updated: February 26, 2020 Over 60 percent of deaths from colorectal cancer could be prevented with screening. Colorectal cancer almost always develops from abnormal growths in the lining of the colon called polyps. These polyps have the potential to grow... read more
July 26, 2018
The Important Role Tumor Boards Play in Cancer Care
When it comes to cancer care, looking at a patient’s case from different perspectives is an essential part of deciding the best treatment approach. That’s why tumor boards are so crucial. These meetings provide a huge benefit to patients, though it’s a... read more
April 25, 2018
Which Colorectal Cancer Screening Option Is Right For You?
Updated: February 26, 2021 Colorectal cancer is a leading cause of cancer deaths nationwide. Yet it doesn’t have to be so deadly. That’s because screening can find colorectal cancer before symptoms start—when it’s small, hasn’t spread, and is easiest to... read more
April 6, 2018
Colorectal Cancer: Does Your Family History Put You At Risk?
Updated 2/26/2021 When it comes to understanding your risk of getting colorectal cancer—a leading cause of cancer deaths nationwide—a valuable consideration is your family history of the disease. As many as 1 in 5 people who develop colorectal cancer have... read more