colon cancer prevention

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by Frederick Gandolfo MD, on

It’s March, which means it’s Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! Preventing colon cancer is one of the most important things that we gastroenterologists get to do. Even if you’re not particularly interested in colon cancer, there will still be some interesting stuff for you to read this here as I...

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diverticulosis

Can you eat seeds, nuts, and popcorn if you have diverticulosis? Can diet prevent diverticulitis?

Posted by Frederick Gandolfo MD, on

Diverticulitis is a common and sometimes serious problem that affects several hundred thousand people each year. Diverticulitis is the condition where small outpouchings or “pockets” in the wall of the large intestine called diverticula become inflamed and infected, and typically presents as a constant lower abdominal pain, associated with...

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