colorectal-cancer

Walk Away from Colorectal Cancer: Exercise Can Lower Risk

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

In January 2017, researchers reported that exercise is associated with a lower risk of death from metastatic colorectal cancer. Metastatic…

Exercise Can Lower Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer

the MWHC Blog Team March 24, 2017

Getting active to stay healthy Studies cited by the National Cancer Institute have found adults who increase their physical activity…

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…

Our top 5 healthcare news stories of 2017

the MWHC Blog Team January 10, 2018

From a solar eclipse with potential vision threats to a shift in long-standing heart health guidelines, 2017 was a remarkable…

Cherrell’s Story: My Colonoscopy Confession

Cherrell Freeman-Davis, practice administrator, Gastroenterology March 12, 2018

My friend was in her mid-50s and, like me, she worked in health care. She was a busy mom and…

Food for thought: What we eat affects colorectal cancer risk

Brian Lim Bello, MD, Colon and Rectal Surgeon March 27, 2018

Most people know that fruits and vegetables are good for their bodies, but recent research suggests that the foods and…