Diverticulitis is a condition in which a small sac forms along the colon and becomes blocked or inflamed. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
Colonoscopy is a procedure that uses an endoscope to examine the inside of the large intestine. Learn more about this procedure.
Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease characterized by swelling and sores in the colon. With proper treatment, it can be improved.
Abdominal pain is a common symptom; emergency medicine doctors use physical exams and other tools to diagnose its cause.
Blood in the stool can be an alarming symptom that signals underlying conditions from hemorrhoids to colon cancer.
For patients having a colonoscopy, Yale Medicine's anesthesiologists offer both conscious sedation and general anesthesia, tailored to your needs.
Colorectal cancer is a malignant (cancerous) growth that forms in the colon or rectum. Learn about symptoms and treatment.
A minimally invasive approach is often preferable to a traditional open procedure in gastrointestinal surgery, with less bleeding and faster recovery.
Cancer screening is any method of looking for cancer before it causes symptoms and is easier to treat. Learn more about these procedures.
Stomach cancer develops when malignant cells begin to grow somewhere in the five layers that form the stomach lining.