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UC Irvine Health gastroenterologists Dr. Jason Samarasena and Dr. William Karnes recently went live on Facebook to answer your questions about colon cancer, diagnosis and prevention.
OK, maybe describing these facts as “fun” in the headline is a bit of a stretch. As much as colonoscopy has improved in recent years, it’s still a bit of a bother. Read More
Flat polyps are more difficult to detect and may turn into colon cancer more quickly. Gastroenterologists are hunting them down with new technology and techniques. Read More
UC Irvine Health dermatologist Dr. Anand Ganesan has discovered how melanoma tumor cells remain undetected by the body’s immune system, a finding that could lead to new immunotherapies to fight the deadly skin cancer. Read More
While colon cancer is declining in adults over 50, a study by the American Cancer Society has found that colon cancer is on the rise in adults under 50. What can you do to protect yourself? Read More
Among non-smokers, colon cancer is the No. 1 killer, but it doesn't have to be. It's not only treatable and curable, but preventable. Here's how you can do it. Read More