Why do I wipe blood after I poop?

Causes 1. Hemorrhoids 2. Fistulas 3. Fissures 4. Diverticulitis 5. Proctitis or colitis 6. Gastroenteritis 7. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) 8. Prolapse 9. Polyps 10. Colon or rectal cancer 11. Internal bleeding When to see a doctor Tests and diagnosis Prevention tips Should you worry? Rectal bleeding usually refers to bleeding from the anus, rectum, […]

GW Cancer Center Welcomes Inaugural TEAM Training Cohort and Nationally Renowned Speakers to Washington, D.C.

GW Cancer Center Welcomes Inaugural TEAM Training Cohort and Nationally Renowned Speakers to Washington, D.C. February 22, 2018 WASHINGTON (February 22, 2018)—The George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center recently welcomed 24 multidisciplinary health care teams from across the country to its inaugural TEAM (Together, Equitable, Accessible, Meaningful) Training program. The two-and-a-half day program was the […]

Medical News Today: This specialized gel could improve cancer therapy

Innovative medium for combination therapy A smart therapeutic approach Experiments yield promising results Researchers are now developing a new tool in cancer therapy: a specialized gel that is capable of delivering combination drugs straight to the tumor. An injectable gel-like substance could deliver therapeutic agents right where they’re needed, minimizing the drugs’ impact on healthy […]

Medical News Today: Marijuana: Good or bad?

What are the medical benefits of marijuana? Chronic pain Alcoholism and drug addiction Depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and social anxiety Cancer Multiple sclerosis Epilepsy What are the health risks of marijuana? Mental health problems Testicular cancer Respiratory disease So, is marijuana good or bad for your health? According to the National Institutes of Health, people […]