Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's Dr Zuri Murrell presents a step-by-step guide to making decisions around colon cancer.
Welcome to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Dr Zuri Murrell’s digital prescription for helping to make decisions around colon cancer.
Dr Zuri Murrell is one of the leading experts in his field. People in the colon cancer community tell us that hearing his advice has helped them to make better decisions and reduce anxiety.
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During a colonoscopy, doctors are looking for polyps which can eventually grow into cancer, according to colorectal surgeon Dr. Zuri Murrell.
Probiotics are not going to prevent colon cancer, but they can help your colon work better and function in the way it was intended to function.
The United States has the highest colon cancer rate in the world, and Dr. Zuri Murrell of Cedars-Sinai says this is at least partly due to diet.
Colorectal cancer is almost completely preventable, but it's still the third most common cause of cancer related deaths in the U.S.
The number one job of the colon is to reabsorb water, while the rectum's job is to hold waste until a socially appropriate time to have a bowel movement.
One of the three main surgical options for colon cancer.
People who undergo treatment for colorectal cancer may experience uncomfortable complications, anal rejuvenation can help alleviate some of those issues.
For the first two years after colon cancer surgery, doctors will want to perform a blood test every three months and an annual colonoscopy.
Doctors can provide basic health guidelines, but if you are experiencing physical symptoms -- only you can speak up and inquire about what you need.
The patients who tend to do well with cancer are the one's who express gratitude, according to colorectal surgeon Dr. Zuri Murrell.
A positive attitude, whether it comes from prayer or simply determination, can make a world of difference when undergoing cancer treatment.
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