colon cancer

Colonoscopy – Why Is It Required?

By Dr. Kushal Mital, General Surgery Colonoscopy is a testing method that helps a doctor to witness the inner lining of the large intestine. A thin tube known as the colonoscope is used to perform this test. The distinct advantage of this test is the fact that unlike another test, a colonoscopy…

Know More About Colon Cancer!

By Dr. Rahul Poddar, General Surgery Overview Colon cancer is the kind of cancer which affects the large intestine that is also known as colon. Generally, most of the cases of colon cancer begin as small and non-carcinogenic lumps of cells also known as the adenomatous polyps. If not treated at the…

Symptoms And Stages Of Colon Cancer!

By Dr. Saurabh Bansal, General Surgery Overview- Colon cancer is the kind of cancer which affects the large intestine that is also known as the colon. Generally, most of the cases of colon cancer begin as small and non-carcinogenic lumps of cells also known as the adenomatous polyps. If not treated at the…

Colon Caner – Everything You Must Know About It!

By Dr. Shrikant Kurhade, General Surgery Overview Colon cancer is the kind of cancer which affects the large intestine that is also known as colon. Generally, most of the cases of colon cancer begin as small and non-carcinogenic lumps of cells also known as the adenomatous polyps. If not treated at the stages…

Colon Cancer – Causes And Warning Signs

By Dr. Hardik Thakker, General Physician Colon cancer is a cancer that starts in the large intestine (colon). In most cases it begins as a non-malignant group of cells called polyps, which may turn cancerous over time. After the formation of the malignant tumors, the cancerous cells may spread to other parts of…

Curcumin In Turmeric Destroys Colon Cancer Cells: Study Confirms

A research team from the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute in USA and Pondicherry University has shown that curcumin, a bioactive ingredient present in turmeric (Curcuma longa) can prevent and treat bowel cancer (colorectal cancer). Even though the anti-cancer properties of curcumin were not hidden from anyone, the mechanism with…