Gastrointestinal Health

Cape Gastroenterology Specialists, a medical partner of Saint Francis Medical Center, provides a complete continuum of care to patients who suffer from gastrointestinal (GI) conditions, such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitits and other digestive disorders. A full range of diagnostic tools is also provided on-site, including colon cancer screenings. For more information, visit www.sfmc.net.

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Gastrointestinal Health

A simple, cheap blood test to detect colon cancer -- even in its early stages -- appears highly effective and accurate, new research indicates.

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Gastrointestinal Health

Even though appendicitis often resolves with the use of antibiotics, the overwhelming majority of Americans would opt for surgery instead, a new survey finds.

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Gastrointestinal Health

Millions of American seniors suffer the discomfort of chronic acid reflux. Now, new research suggests the condition might raise their odds for even more dangerous foes -- head and neck cancers.

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Gastrointestinal Health

Far fewer opioid painkillers are needed than thought for people who have their gallbladder removed, a new study suggests.

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