May 8, 2017

Symptoms, at any age, should never be dismissed without thorough evaluation

“Increased Recognition of Colorectal Cancer in Young Adults, Even Those Aged 20 to 29, as Evidence Continues to Accumulate”
May 2, 2017

What is Colonoscopy? This article explains it quite clearly!

Colonoscopy is a procedure that enables your doctor to examine and evaluate the inside of the colon (large intestine or large bowel).
April 24, 2017

“Colonoscopy at 40? Study finds a possible benefit”

Nearly 15 percent of colorectal cancers are diagnosed in people under age 50, suggesting that it might be beneficial to begin regular screenings — including, perhaps, the dreaded colonoscopy — earlier than is customary, according to a study published Monday in the journal Cancer.
April 17, 2017

Study Finds Sharp Rise in Colon Cancer and Rectal Cancer Rates Among Young Adults

A study led by American Cancer Society researchers finds that new cases of colon cancer and rectal cancer are occurring at an increasing rate among young and middle-aged adults in the US. Once age is taken into account, those born in 1990 have double the risk of colon cancer and […]