Month: March 2017

Colorectal Cancer screening fact

I come from a family with poor bowels. We are crampy, we are poopers, we are farters, and we always, ALWAYS know where the bathroom is in any given location. Earlier in the month, I wrote about my grandfather who died due to his colorectal cancer diagnosis, so the first time I visited gastroenterology I […]

colon cancer infographic

When you think about colorectal cancer…wait, do you even think about colorectal cancer? Maybe not frequently but the term may bring some thoughts or people to mind. Many celebrities have been affected by colorectal cancer including Audrey Hepburn, Katie Couric, and Jack Lemmon. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that every year, about 140,000 […]