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Is Genetics Really A Factor for Colon Cancer?

Is Genetics Really A Factor for Colon Cancer?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), if you have a family history of colorectal (colon) cancer, it can make you more likely to get colorectal cancer yourself; if you have family members who have had colon cancer or polyps, you are at a...

What are hemorrhoids?

What are hemorrhoids?

Dr. Jeffrey Snow has more than 20 years of experience surgically treating hemorrhoids. In addition, you’ll have an experienced and caring team to help you through your journey. This article will review some of the basics of hemorrhoid symptoms, causes, and treatments....

What is Diverticulitis?

What is Diverticulitis?

When you feel abdominal pain or tenderness, it is essential to visit your doctor. With a visit to Dr. Snow, you can diagnose and catch what is ailing you early. What is Diverticulitis? Diverticulitis is the presence of diverticula or small bulging pouches that can...

A Colonoscopy Can Save Your Life

A Colonoscopy Can Save Your Life

For many of us, rushing to a surgical center or hospital to have a colonoscopy is not our first idea of what we would like to do that day. For many of us, it sounds embarrassing and painful. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that we begin having a...