What are the different types of GI cancer?

Colorectal cancer Colorectal cancer is very common, usually occurring after the age of 50. The existence of polyps (protrusions of tissue from the wall of the bowel into the lumen) generally precedes the development of colorectal cancer. Polyps are painless but can...

The Prognosis for Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer

Understanding What a Poor Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer Prognosis Means Because the prognosis for stage 4 pancreatic cancers are so poor, knowing what to expect can help prepare family members as well as the patients themselves for the things they may encounter. What to...

How to Recognize Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms

Recognizing Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms The human body is an extraordinary machine that maintains a delicate, internal balance. When something goes wrong with that balance, our bodies give us hints in the form of pain or illness. Being able to differentiate common...