Of the cancers that affect men and women in the United States, colorectal cancer is the third most common. According to the most recent colorectal cancer statistics, over 136,000 Americans were diagnosed with the disease in 2013. Research suggests that … Continue reading
There are a lot of reasons people give for not getting a colonoscopy. However, most people don’t understand why it’s important to get a colonoscopy. Here are just a few excuses patients give about putting off a colonoscopy.
While surgery is generally the most effective treatment for many colorectal conditions, traditional open surgery with a large incision has its drawbacks – such as a hospital stay of a week or longer, and a lengthy recovery of up to … Continue reading