Stories with tag: "Colorectal Cancer"


High-Risk Colorectal Cancer Surveillance and the Use of GI Genius With Salina Lee, MD

In this episode, Salina Lee, MD, a gastroenterologist at RUSH University Medical Center, will discuss how the detection and removal of adenomas is key to helping gastroenterologists prevent patients from developing colorectal cancer. Additionally, she will profile several colorectal cancer screening tools, as well as the latest advancements in colonoscopy, including the use of GI Genius that helps to produce higher adenoma detection rates.
Salina Lee, MD
Gastrointestinal Health

Do I Need a Colonoscopy?

Explore an at-home colon cancer screening option
African American woman thinking and filling out a form
Gastrointestinal Health

Getting a Colonoscopy

A first-hand account of what it's like to have the procedure
Colonoscopy appointment on calendar
Gastrointestinal Health

Colonoscopies Can Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Regular screening can help catch colon cancer early, when it's most curable
Salina Lee talking to a patient
Gastrointestinal Health

GI Symptoms: Is It Stress or Something More?

How to know whether you need to de-stress or see a doctor
Stress or GI

Screenings Help Prevent Cancer

The American Cancer Society recommends that people at average risk of colorectal cancer start regular screening at age 45
Colon cancer screening

COVID-19 Could Jeopardize Colorectal Cancer Screening, Prevention

Delayed screening for colorectal cancer is threatening to reverse progress on reducing the rate of the disease
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Food & Nutrition

Eating for a Healthy Colon

A healthy diet can be a powerful force against colon disorders — including cancer
Eating for a healthy colon

Smart Minute: Colorectal Cancer Screening

Rush gastroenterologist Salina Lee, MD, discusses the importance of colorectal cancer screening

5 Things You Can Do to Prevent Cancer

Two experts weigh in on how you can devise a cancer prevention action plan
Stop smoking