Stage 3 colon cancer

When the cancer in the colon has spread to the lymph nodes but not to any distant sites in the body, it is known as stage 3 colon cancer. Formerly known as Dukes C colon cancer, the tumors in stage 3 colon … Continue reading →

Colon cancer symptoms

Colon Cancer symptoms manifest themselves in several ways and to understand these one should have an idea about the colon and its basic functions. The colon has an important function in the digestive system as it helps the body absorb … Continue reading →

Diverticulitis Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Our body is often exposed to different kinds of problems. In this article we are going to talk about a very common problem occurring in individuals, known as Diverticulitis. Diverticulitis can be very painful. It happens when pouches formed in … Continue reading →

Colon Health – The Colonoscopy Procedure

A colonoscopy is a medical procedure that uses a long, thin tube with a tiny camera at the tip to visually examine the large intestine. It’s used as a diagnostic tool in the investigation of a wide variety of possible … Continue reading →

Colon Health – Diverticulosis, The ‘Pouch’ Disease

The title is a little misleading. Diverticulosis is a condition in which a person has developed diverticula – small pouch-like structures – in the digestive system. Normally, they’re harmless and may persist for long periods, even a lifetime. It’s only … Continue reading →