In-depth

Colon cancer

Colon cancer and rectal cancer combined are the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Regular screening tests can help reduce your risk.

Lynch syndrome

Lynch syndrome, an uncommon disorder caused by genetic defects, predisposes a person to develop colon cancer and other forms of cancer.

Pseudomembranous colitis

Pseudomembranous colitis is an inflammation of the colon that occurs most often in people using antibiotics.

Nov. 13, 2012