colon health

Five ways to make colonoscopy prep easier.

Michael Sickler, Program Manager, Colon Cancer Screening Program February 26, 2020

Updated March 15, 2020 A colonoscopy probably isn’t how you want to celebrate your 45th birthday, but it’s the best…

How colonoscopies can prevent colon cancer.

Michael Sickler, Program Manager, Colon Cancer Screening Program September 23, 2020

Colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed type of cancer in men and women in the United States, according…

5 signs it’s time to seek care for hemorrhoids.

Nicole Chaumont, MD, FACS, Colon and Rectal Surgeon; Regional Vice Chair of Quality, Safety, and Outcomes at MedStar Health March 19, 2021

Hemorrhoids seem to have a stigma to them, but the truth is, we all have them. It’s not uncommon for…

How to treat hemorrhoids: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask.

David E. Stein, MD, Colorectal Surgeon and Regional Chief of Surgery in the Baltimore region at MedStar Health April 16, 2021

You may be surprised to hear that everyone has hemorrhoids. In fact, I often introduce the topic to my medical…