colorectal-cancer

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…

45 is the new 50—for colonoscopy

I. David Shocket, MD, Director, Gastroenterology June 06, 2018

The American Cancer Society has released new colonoscopy recommendations: Adults at average risk should start getting colonoscopies at 45 instead…

How We Diagnose and Treat Colorectal Cancer with the Latest Techniques

Jennifer Ayscue, MD, Section Director, Colorectal Surgery March 26, 2019

The techniques used to diagnose and treat colorectal cancer have become better each and every year—in fact, many of them…

What Young Adults Need to Know About Colorectal Cancer

Brian Lim Bello, MD, Colon and Rectal Surgeon September 01, 2020

Colorectal cancer has traditionally been considered an older person’s disease. But according to the American Cancer Society, in 2020, 12%…