Colonoscopy is a procedure that uses an endoscope to examine the inside of the large intestine. Learn more about this procedure.
Colorectal cancer is a malignant (cancerous) growth that forms in the colon or rectum. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
A colorectal polyp is an abnormal but often benign growth that forms on the inner (mucosal) wall of the colon or rectum. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
A type of cancer that starts in the anus can can cause rectal bleeding and anal pain.
Blood in the stool can be an alarming symptom that signals underlying conditions from hemorrhoids to colon cancer.
Inflammatory bowel disease is the umbrella term for two conditions that cause chronic inflammation within the digestive system: ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
Gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors are cancers that develop in the digestive tract. They most often form in the small intestine, but can develop in the stomach, rectum, appendix, or other parts of the gastrointestinal system.
Gastrointestinal cancers occur when DNA changes cause malignant (cancerous) cells to grow along the gastrointestinal tract. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
A type of cancer that begins in the gallbladder, a small organ located below the liver.
A gastrointestinal stromal tumor is a rare type of cancer that starts in cells in the wall of the digestive tract. Learn about symptoms and treatment.