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I just had a colonoscopy. Some nodularity in terminal ileum was only seen. The result of biopsy of terminal ileum was: Reactive lymphoid hyperplasia. No symptoms of malignancy were seen.
So far, the cause of colon cancer remains a mystery. Colon cancer usually presents after the fifth decade of life and often presents with vague symptoms.
Many people dread the word "colonoscopy" because they have either heard about the prep work required beforehand or fear the actual procedure itself as it does entail a very tiny camera ...
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, "colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States and the third most common cancer ...
This week in my office, a 53-year-old woman complaining of gastrointestinal issues refused to get a colonoscopy because she was afraid of the ‘prep’ required the day before.
With a history of colon cancer in my family, I am naturally drawn to any information about preventive measures through diet.
Dr. Ben Ebrahimi explains the stages of colon cancer and shares the three ways a patient with colon cancer can be treated. Dr. Ebrahimi is an oncologist at San Antonio Community Hospital.
If you’re over 50, when was the last time you had a colonoscopy? If you are having it done more often than once every 10 years, you may be screening too often.
It’s easy to forget about your colon. It typically does its thing without any fanfare and doesn’t really demand much special attention.
Colon polyps are growths on the lining of the colon or rectum. The colon and the rectum are parts of the large intestine. It is all part of the digestive system.
The two most common kinds of polyp are:
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