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Liver Cancer: Risk Factors, Screenings and More

Liver Cancer: Risk Factors, Screenings and More Each year in the United States, about 36,000 Americans are diagnosed with liver cancer. What is liver cancer? When cancer starts in the liver, it is called liver cancer. Located in the upper right side of the abdominal...

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Recovering from Hemorrhoid Treatment

Recovering from Hemorrhoid Treatment While hemorrhoids are a common problem, this doesn’t make them any less problematic for patients who experience pain and discomfort caused by their hemorrhoids. Fortunately, procedures are available to shrink and kill the...

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Common Causes of Appendicitis

Common Causes of AppendicitisAn appendicitis occurs when the appendix, a small pouch-like organ attached to the intestine, becomes inflamed. It often occurs to a blockage within it. Sometimes this is an acute condition requiring immediate help to avoid the appendix...

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Removing the Threat of Thyroid Cancer

Fellowship-trained Surgical Oncologist Treats Thyroid Cancer After a career in the United States Air Force, Jesus Navarro has developed a can-do and will-do attitude. If something needs to be taken care of, he gets the job done. So it’s no surprise he was stoic when...

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Who is at Risk for GERD?

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (often known as GERD) is a common gastrointestinal condition. It has an increasing prevalence in the United States, affecting about 18.1% to 27.8% of the adult population. Who is at risk?A person can develop GERD even if he/she doesn’t...

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