Tagged Posts: "Digestive Health" (6)

Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Treatment

Colorectal cancer is one of the few cancers that are preventable through recommended screenings and lifestyle changes. Join our expert physician panel as they discuss risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options for this common type of cancer. Read More

Posted April 03, 2024 | With Janice Rafferty, MD; Slobodan Stanisic, MD; and Aruna Puthota, DO
Colonoscopy Prep Improves As Colorectal Cancer Rates Rise Among Young Adults

Putting off your colonoscopy because of fears of the “prep”? Times have changed! Dr. John Frankel shares new options to get ready for the screening and concerning statistics about colorectal cancer in people under age 50. Read More

Posted March 04, 2024 | With John Frankel, MD, The Christ Hospial Physicians - Colon & Rectal Surgery
Team Effort and Technology Help Lin Survive Colorectal Cancer

Lin's survival story demonstrates the importance of early and detection and screening, the latest technology and a team approach to cancer care. Read More

Posted April 28, 2023 | With Janice Rafferty, MD, Chief of Colorectal Surgery at The Christ Hospital
Colonoscopy or At-Home Screening: What You Should Know

Early detection of colorectal cancer can save your life. But can use of an at-home screening kit really improve your chances? Yes, according to one of our experts, but not as much the trusted colonoscopy. Here’s why. Read More

Posted February 07, 2023 | With Janice Rafferty, MD
Reducing My Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Learn more about the risk factors of colorectal cancer, and how preventative measures, knowing your family history and some lifestyle changes can help reduce your risk. Read More

Posted March 07, 2022 | By Janice Rafferty, MD, The Christ Hospital Physicians - Colon & Rectal Surgery
3 Facts About Ostomy Care

If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with certain chronic bowel conditions, an ostomy can be a lifesaving, symptom-relieving treatment. Read More

Posted January 06, 2017 | By Sally Arnold, CNP, The Christ Hospital - Wound and Ostomy Care