What are the symptoms of pancreatic cancer?
The symptoms of pancreatic cancer depend on where the cancer is located and how far it has spread. In the early stages, there may be few or no symptoms. As the tumor grows, symptoms may develop. If the tumor prevents bile from flowing, jaundice, in which the skin and the whites of the eyes become... Full Post
What is a colonoscopy?A colonoscopy is a procedure where your doctor can closely check the lining of the entire colon (large bowel). During a colonoscopy, your doctor inserts a tube through your rectum into your colon. A camera attached to the tube allows your doctor to view the inside of your colon and check... Full Post
What is a colostomy?
A colostomy is a surgical procedure that brings one end of the large intestine (colon) out through an incision in the abdominal wall and suturing it into place. This is called a stoma. This allows stool moving through the intestine to leave the body through the stoma and drain into a bag attached... Full Post