Tag: polyps

Bowel cancer: The 'gold-standard' method to detect pre-cancerous polyps – colonoscopy

Bowel cancer: The 'gold-standard' method to detect pre-cancerous polyps – colonoscopy

The procedure is expected to be "painless", in addition to any removal of any polyps.While the colonoscopy should take between 30 to 45 minutes, as [...]
Bowel cancer: Tenesmus is an unusual warning symptom relating to polyps – what is it?

Bowel cancer: Tenesmus is an unusual warning symptom relating to polyps – what is it?

Why it occursIt's believed that inflammation in the bowel may affect the nerves that control the excretion of waste.When these nerves are overstimu [...]
Cancer: Researchers identify simple trick to slash the risk of polyps by 46% – new study

Cancer: Researchers identify simple trick to slash the risk of polyps by 46% – new study

The team also noted that weight gain in adulthood, of approximately 6.6 pounds over five years, could increase the chance of adenoma.The results, h [...]
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