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  • Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)

    Cholangiocarcinoma is cancer of the bile ducts. It occurs mostly in people older than age 50, though it can occur at any age

  • Colorectal Cancer

    Colorectal cancer occurs in the colon, rectum or both.  Colon cancer and rectal cancer have many features in common including starting as a growth or polyp on the inner lining of the colon or rectum.

  • Fatty Liver Disease

    It is a condition caused by the presence of excessive fat in the liver. Patients with fatty liver disease run the risk of developing inflammatory damage which may in turn cause fibrosis, cirrhosis and cancer.

    The condition is associated with obesity and other diseases such as diabetes, insulin resistance, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and if you smoke.

  • Obesity

    Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health.

    Obesity is diagnosed when your body mass index (BMI) is 30 or higher. To determine your body mass index, divide your weight in pounds by your height in inches squared and multiply by 703. Or divide your weight in kilograms by your height in meters squared.


  • Pancreatic Cancer

    If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer or you are looking for prevention information, here is an overview of symptoms and screenings available.


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