My Ostomy Travel Kit – March 2015 Edition! | VeganOstomy
Having an ostomy EDC bag is a wise choice, and could be the difference between an inconvenience and a catastrophic leak while in public. Video incl.
Tips for staying at the Adelaide Women's and Children's Hospital
Hospitals are daunting places. Your lack of knowledge about what is happening and your surroundings leaves you feeling a little helpless and powerless. Anything to make your stay easier is always welcome. Here are a few things we learnt during the time that we spent in hospital with Luella. While some specifically relate to the Adelaide Women's and Children's Hospital, others are more general hospital tips. Keep a notebook of all symptoms, the date they appeared and note any tests (date of…
Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)
; Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) Multiple polyp patients are a clinically heterogeneous group. Classical familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP; OMIM 175100) is caused by a germline mutation of …
Living Without a Colon: Three Sisters Who Share a Diagnosis | Everyday Health
Three New Jersey sisters inherited familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), a genetic syndrome that can only be treated by prophylactic removal of the entire colon.
Hello, My name is Todd, and my mission is to unleash awareness for Colorectal Cancer, Familial Adenomatous Polyposis [FAP], and Desmoid Tumors on the masses. The Vehicle for this Mission. I will be…
A few months ago we scheduled my 2-year-old son's first anesthetized surgery. He had to have tubes put in his ears and his adenoids shaved down. Pretty routine procedures but that doesn't me
Ostomy Diet: What to Eat in the First Six Weeks | VeganOstomy
A low-fiber diet is recommended after surgery, but what else should you be keeping an eye out for while recovering post-op? Find out in this article.
colon cancer (colorectal cancer) education and support - The Colon Club
The Colon Club is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of colon cancer (colorectal cancer) in out-of-the-box ways. Our goals are to educate as many people as possible, as early as possible, about the risk factors and symptoms of colorectal cancer, and for people to get screened when it's appropriate for them.
Genetics of Colorectal Cancer (PDQ®)–Health Professional Version
Hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes include Lynch syndrome and several polyposis syndromes (familial adenomatous polyposis, MUTYH-associated polyposis, juvenile polyposis syndrome, Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, and serrated polyposis syndrome). Learn about the genetics, clinical manifestations, management, and psychosocial aspects of these and other hereditary colon cancer syndromes in this expert-reviewed summary.