Oncology & Cancer

Guidelines updated for Barrett esophagus diagnosis and management

In a new American College of Gastroenterology guideline, published in the April issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology, screening methods have been broadened and guidance has been updated on intervals and techniques ...

Oncology & Cancer

Q and A: Polyps are possible culprits in colon cancer

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 46 and had my first colonoscopy last month. The doctor said everything looked good, although he removed a few polyps. Can you explain what a colon polyp is and if should I be concerned?


Got food cravings? What's living in your gut may be responsible

Eggs or yogurt, veggies or potato chips? We make decisions about what to eat every day, but those choices may not be fully our own. New University of Pittsburgh research on mice shows for the first time that the microbes ...

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