Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Discussing the latest advances in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis

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July 30, 2015

IBD vs. IBS: What’s the Difference?

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Often, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is easily confused with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Clinical manifestations of irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease can overlap. However, there are some clinical characteristics that can help differentiate between them: IBD refers to the chronic swelling (inflammation) of the intestines. Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are the two terms […]

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Tags: colon cancer, Crohn's disease, IBD, IBS, ulcerative colitis

March 27, 2015

Colon Cancer: Prevention and Screening Webinar

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Dr. Paul Limburg, a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, discussed prevention and screening of colon cancer during a live webinar on Wednesday, March 25th. Watch a rebroadcast of the webinar below and learn about a variety of colon cancer related topics. For more information about IBD, visit

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Tags: colon cancer, IBD, Paul Limburg, webinar

March 12, 2015

Colon Cancer Awareness Month

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Sunanda Kane, M.D., and colleagues dressed up in blue last week for “Wear Blue Day’ and colon cancer awareness. Colorectal Cancer is the 3rd leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.. Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, Paul J. Limburg, M.D. will discuss the latest information on colon cancer prevention and […]

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Tags: cancer, colon cancer, Sunanda Kane

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