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The Symptoms & Causes of Colon Cancer

Friday, April 13, 2018

Colon cancer is basically a cancer of large intestine that is known as colon in medical terms

Colon happens to be the final part of your digestive tract. Most of the cases of colon cancer begin as small and benign clumps of cells that are called adenomatous polyps. If the case worsens then these polyps can convert into colon cancer.

Colon Cancer: Signs and Symptoms

Friday, March 16, 2018

Most of the symptoms of colorectal cancer, also known as colon cancer or bowel cancer, can be caused by things that aren’t cancer like hemorrhoids, infection, inflammatory bowel disease or irritable bowel syndrome.  

The Human Digestive System: Why Caring for it is Important?

Friday, February 16, 2018

Science today proves that the man was right! Some of the most major begin somewhere in the gut. Obesity, for example, in one of the leading causes of deaths in humans. An average human consumes almost 500 kg of food every year, 11.5 litres of digested food passes through the digestive tract every day, of which only 100 ml is lost through feaces. To digest these enormous numbers, our mouth produces 32 ounces of saliva each day. It is one of the busiest systems of the body in terms of workload.


Colorectal Cancer: New Study Indicates Younger Generation Might Be At Risk

Friday, January 26, 2018

Cancer is one of the leading causes of deaths around the globe. 8.8 million people fall victim to the disease every year according to World Health Organization statistics. Colorectal cancer, the cancer of the colon and rectum, is the third most common type of cancer resulting in 774,000 deaths. There are multiple types of cancer that are caused by a host of different factors ranging from bacterial or viral infections that are left unchecked, smoking and ultra violet radiations etc. 

What is a Clear Liquid Diet?

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

If you are preparing for a colonoscopy, you may be wondering why you need the clear diet and what exactly that means.

The Difference Between Colon Cancer and Anal Cancer

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Last month we discussed the differences in types of colorectal cancers.  As we mentioned, many people are surprised to learn that anal cancer is actually a completely different type of cancer.

The Difference between Colorectal, colon and rectal cancer?

Thursday, June 22, 2017

If you are concerned about a loved one or even your own health and you take to the internet to do some research, you could quickly become confused.  Colorectal cancer.  Colon cancer.  Rectal cancer. Anal cancer.  There are a lot of terms for cancers that seem to affect a small part of the body!


Colon Cancer Awareness

Monday, May 22, 2017

Colon cancer may be an uncomfortable topic to discuss, but the alternatives are far worse.  In an effort to raise awareness and promote screening, the American Cancer Society declared March as Colon Cancer Awareness month, but at the Colon and Rectal Disease Center, we address this subject each and every day.

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