What is a gastroenterologist? – Memorial Medical Group – Belleville, IL

What is a gastroenterologist? – Memorial Medical Group – Belleville, IL

MMG’s Dr. Yazan Abu Qwaider talks about his role as a gastroenterologist. Looking at gastroenterology in general as a specialty is probably number one evolving specialty in the field of medicine. Almost daily you have something new coming up. Usually you treat patients with symptoms …

Stomach cancer diagnosis/investigations

Stomach cancer diagnosis/investigations

CancerBro, what are the investigations required to confirm the diagnosis of stomach cancer. Most important investigation to confirm the diagnosis of stomach cancer is upper GI endoscopy, which also helps us to take a biopsy and do endoscopic ultrasound. Once the diagnosis is confirmed, imaging …

Your Health: Barrett’s Esophagus

Your Health: Barrett’s Esophagus

Barrett’s esophagus, I usually describe as cells in the esophagus after chronic acid reflux, start to change and turn into pre-cancerous cells. The population that’s most affected by Barrett’s esophagus are white, Caucasian males, over the age of fifty. The hard part about screening for …