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A Quick Primer on Crohn’s Disease

April 7th, 2017

A Quick Primer on Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is an idiopathic, chronic, inflammatory process that can affect any part of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract from the […]


Study Suggests Up to 75% of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patients Undiagnosed

March 30th, 2017

Study Suggests Up to 75% of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patients Undiagnosed

A report published by researchers in The American Journal of Gastroenterology by doctors from Washington University in Saint Louis and the David […]


7 Facts You Need to Know about Colonoscopy

March 16th, 2017

7 Facts You Need to Know about Colonoscopy

Screening is crucial for the prevention and early detection of colorectal cancer. The American Cancer Society currently recommends that people […]


Colorectal Cancer Risk & Screening Recommendations

March 15th, 2017

Colorectal Cancer Risk & Screening Recommendations

When it comes to colorectal cancer, screening is prevention. Colorectal cancer is no joke. Just get screened.  What’s Your Risk? Average […]


Moderate Exercise Improves Outcomes for Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

March 8th, 2017

Moderate Exercise Improves Outcomes for Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

Patients with colorectal cancer may be able to lower the risk of the disease worsening, and improve their chances of […]


Cancers Caught During Screening Colonoscopy are More Survivable

March 2nd, 2017

Cancers Caught During Screening Colonoscopy are More Survivable

Patients whose colorectal cancer (CRC) is detected during a screening colonoscopy are likely to survive longer than those who wait […]


Inflammatory Bowel Disease: More Common than Previously Thought

November 8th, 2016

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: More Common than Previously Thought

A recent report reveals that Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), effect an estimated […]


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