colorectal cancer

Although the specific cause of IBS is not clear, recent research has linked it to certain changes that take place in the population of the gut microbiome

By Ask the Doctors • July 8, 2022

Devin Dillon is the perfect example of why colorectal cancer screenings are now recommended beginning at age 45

By uclahealth • March 29, 2022

The Thousand Oaks resident was diagnosed with colorectal cancer at just 26, underscoring a troubling trend

By uclahealth • March 14, 2022

'It’s one of the few cancers that we can actually prevent,’ says Dr. Sonya Dasharathy, a UCLA Health gastroenterologist.

By Sandy Cohen • March 7, 2022

A UCLA Health patient overcame her fears to get screened for colon cancer

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • February 25, 2022

The president issued a call to action on early detection efforts during the announcement of the relaunch of his Cancer Moonshot program.

By Diya Chacko • February 2, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic paused routine screenings, causing major setbacks in addressing systemic barriers to care

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • July 7, 2021

Due to a marked increase in the number of younger adults being diagnosed with these types of cancers, the screening age has been lowered

By Ask the Doctors • June 21, 2021

Anti-inflammatory drugs can hinder cancer-causing inflammation

By uclahealth • May 20, 2021

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force lowered the age after extensive scientific study

By Sandy Cohen • May 18, 2021