“The best way to prevent colon cancer is to have a screening colonoscopy,” says McLeod Gastroenterologist Dr. Timothy Spurling. “If we find and remove polyps, we prevented them from turning into colon cancer.
Many women wonder if it’s possible to have more than one surgery for stress incontinence and why there was a problem with the larger mesh that was initially used for incontinence and pelvic prolapse surgeries.
The scaphoid bone is one of eight small bones that make up the carpal bones of the wrist,” says McLeod Orthopedic Specialist Christopher Litts, MD. “It’s on the thumb side of the wrist and helps with motions and stability in the wrist joint.
To prevent heart disease avoid or limit processed foods, fats, sugar and sodium in your daily diet. McLeod Cardiologist Anne Everman, MD, offers tips on the good, bad and avoidable when it comes to your food choices.
Pregnant women face many questions. At an event for pregnant women, McLeod OB/GYN Candice Greenan, MD, helped answer a few questions related to concerns some women raised about certain foods – from sushi to ice.
Leukemia – like all cancers – results from the wrong kind of cells growing in the body. Unlike normal cells, these cancer cells don’t die, they continue to divide and eventually crowd out the healthy cells.