Gastroenterology Topics

Earlier Colorectal Screening Advised

Earlier Screenings Recommended You’ve heard that early detection is key to preventing and surviving certain cancers. This is especially true for colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. Until recently, ...

Listen to Your Gut

By Stacy Jones, MD - Baton Rouge General Physicians Over the last several years, science has begun to look more closely at how the bacteria that live in your gut influence your overall health. It’s not just energy and bathroom habits. ...

Colorectal Cancer: More Preventable Than Most Cancers

By Oleana Lamendola, M.D. , Gastroenterology & Internal Medicine, Baton Rouge General Physicians According to the American Cancer Society, one in 20 people will be diagnosed with colon cancer (aka, colorectal cancer). And while over 90 ...