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Some Colon Cancers May Be Caused by Diarrheal Bacteria

Some Colon Cancers May Be Caused by Diarrheal Bacteria

Bacteria that cause diarrhea may also be the cause of some colon cancers, according to research from John Hopkins University. The investigators believe that strains of the common Bacteroides fragilis (ETBF) trick immune systems cells into allowing runaway colon tissue inflammation - a precurso... Read More


Virtual Colonoscopy Rivals Standard Colonoscopy for Accuracy

Virtual Colonoscopy Rivals Standard Colonoscopy for Accuracy

Recent studies are demonstrating that Computerized tomographic (CT) colonography, also known as virtual colonoscopy, is as accurate as standard colonoscopy in its ability to accurately detect cancer and precancerous polyps. Recent studies are demonstrating that Computerized tomographic (CT) c... Read More


What is Gastroenterology?

What is Gastroenterology?

Video: Dr. Jonathan Cohen of the Concorde Medical Group discusses Gastroenterology. Gastroenterology is a specialized field of medicine that focuses on the digestive tract - from the mouth to the anus. Gastroenterolgy studies the functioning and disorders of the esophagus, stomach and intesti... Read More



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