More Posts About: Colonoscopy

Posted by
March is ‘Colon Cancer Awareness’ month. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women and men combined, second only to lung cancer.  We thought it was fitting to describe the current guidelines for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening and surveillance.  Screening refers to a routine screening test in an asymptomatic [...]
Posted by
In the U.S., colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third leading cause of cancer death in women, following lung and breast cancer. Studies have shown that CRC incidence and mortality are slightly lower in women than in men. There is evidence that women have a relatively low risk of CRC until they enter menopause, likely due to the protective role that estrogens [...]