Tag: cancer

When should I get a colonoscopy and what do the results mean?

When should I get a colonoscopy and what do the results mean?

A colonoscopy has two main purposes: One purpose is to check on certain symptoms or conditions that your doctor would be concerned about. The second purpose is to screen your colon for colorectal cancer. A colonoscopy can be used to see problems in the colon in patients who have a

Colorectal Cancer Screening Vital to Prevent the Disease

Colorectal Cancer Screening Vital to Prevent the Disease

– Hi, my name is Raaj Popli from Digestive Disease Consultants and Palm Endoscopy Center. And, today, we’re gonna be talking about colorectal cancer screening. Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers, unfortunately, in this country. Currently it’s the second leading cause of cancer deaths, but there is

Pancreatic Cancer Screening and Liver Cancer Screening by MRI (10)

Pancreatic Cancer Screening and Liver Cancer Screening by MRI (10)

– Is MRCP an opportunity to screen for pancreatic or liver cancers, both of which are known to be very deadly? Dr. Anton Titov MD No, with one exception. Pancreatic cancer is very deadly, it is also very fast growing. Pancreas is another area where there are benign lesions and

Liver cancer explained

Liver cancer explained

My name is Aamir Khan, I’m a liver surgeon at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London. The liver is the powerhouse of the body, involved in regulating many different body functions as well as regulating different aspects of metabolism within the body. When there is obstruction to the flow of