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Bowel cancer: what you need to know

As bowel cancer awareness month draws to an end, it’s still not too late to take action against this disease, the second biggest cancer killer in Australia, after lung cancer. 653 more words

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Life without my Gallbladder

I am two days post-op from my cholecystectomy—gallbladder removal. But four weeks ago I was in extreme discomfort and could not get comfortable for the life of me.  824 more words


High-fat diet and regular moderate intensity exercise on intestinal polyps

The interaction of a high-fat diet and regular moderate intensity exercise on intestinal polyp development in Apc Min/+ mice.

Baltgalvis KA1, Berger FG, … 263 more words


My Colonoscopy

I am a tube of flesh; a hollow reed made of meat. At the center of my body is a slimy, vacant void; a duct running the span from anus to mouth. 1,645 more words

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month - A Positive Test Does Not Mean You Have Bowel Cancer

As part of Bowel Cancer Awareness month, we’re running a series of mini-blogs from cancer experts. Here’s the next instalment from Bowel Cancer Nurse Specialist, Aileen Roy. 162 more words

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Pathology Spotlight: The Pathology of Allergy - Nasal Polyps

As it is Allergy Awareness Week, this month’s Pathology Spotlight blog is about Nasal Polyps. 

This specimen shows a section through the head in which nasal polyps can be seen in the nasal cavity. 286 more words


Not what I expected

At 23 the last thing I thought I would be discussing is surgeries. The last thing I expected was to be diagnosed with infertility. The sonogram was supposed to just be a formality to get out of the way before moving forward with our IVF. 331 more words