colorectal-cancer-screening

Walk away from colorectal cancer: Exercise can lower risk

James F. FitzGerald, MD, Colon and Rectal Surgeon March 09, 2017

By James Francis FitzGerald, MD, colon and rectal surgeon at MedStar Washington Hospital Center  In January 2017, researchers reported that exercise…

Tips to make colonoscopy prep more bearable

I. David Shocket, MD, Director, Gastroenterology March 30, 2017

At least once a month, a patient asks if I’ve read Dave Barry’s column about getting a colonoscopy. The humor…

What young adults need to know about colorectal cancer

Brian Lim Bello, MD, Colon and Rectal Surgeon March 13, 2018

Colorectal cancer has traditionally been considered an older person’s disease. But a study in the Journal of the American Medical…