All articles by Steve Fiorillo
Patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) are looking to avoid recurrent flare-ups of the disease, which can cause significant pain and discomfort. What are some notable factors that have an impact on UC flares that health care professionals can explain to their patients?
Colorectal cancer rates have been rising in younger people for years, and screenings are now recommended to begin at a younger age. How much and why have rates been increasing, and what preventive steps can you teach these patients to lessen their risk?
Irritable bowel syndrome is rarely serious, but is still an inconvenience and a painful disorder for patients who have it. For patients who have IBS or are concerned they may have it, how can you explain the basics of how it is detected and managed?
Smoking is consistently seen as a risk for various cancers, and in recent years it has been connected to colorectal cancer in particular.