When colon cancer metastasizes, or spreads, it most typically goes to the liver, lung, or the peritoneum. Learn the symptoms and tests associated with diagnosing metastasis.
During your bowel prep you might be wondering if the bowel movements will ever end. Just remember, this cleansing is one the most important things you do to prepare for the colonoscopy.
If you are losing a loved one to colon cancer, watching for the physical signs of disease progression is natural. However, we are all individuals and every experience can be different.
If there is a desirable type of colon cancer to have, it would be carcinoma in situ. This is the earliest possible form of cancer that is easily treated.
Eating a low fat diet doesn't have to be torture. Learn how to make exchanges and spot unhealthy fats to improve your overall health.
A pill sized camera that can record the inside of your gastrointestinal tract? It's fact and it has a name: Capsule endoscopy.
A malignant bowel obstruction can significantly impact your quality of life when facing end stage colon cancer if left untreated by palliative means.
Bowel movements come in many different shapes and colors. Although most causes are attributable to diet or medications, there are some hues that shouldn't be ignored.
Highly trained canines have demonstrated an ability to sniff out cancers in random trials. Studies show we are not far away from adapting this skill to form applications to detect cancer.
Game day snacking can add up -- both in calories and potential colon cancer risk. Learn five quick tips and keep your risk, not your team's score, reduced.