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The loss of so many iconic celebrities is tragic, but continues to highlight the importance of colorectal cancer screening exams and early treatment.
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Even if you're looking to lose a few pounds, you don't want to begin while on chemotherapy. Your body needs the nutrients to heal and repair damaged tissues.
Many delays in scheduling cancer screening exams stem from a fear of the unknown. Learn why the dreaded colonoscopy isn't nearly as bad as you feared.
Opting to take part in a clinical trial is a personal and financial decision. Although you might benefit from the newest treatment available, it is not without risk.
Rectal and anal pain are a potential side effect of radiation therapy used to treat anal or rectal cancers. Learn how to mitigate the discomfort and resume control of your treatment.
Parcopresis, or the phobia of having a bowel movement in a public toilet, is a very real fear that can lead to abdominal discomfort and chronic constipation.
Knowing what to look for -- and report to your surgeon -- after bowel surgery might save you another trip into the hospital and improve your recovery.