Recently, a patient complained of bloating and stomach discomfort that was troubling him. I promptly ordered a Cologuard screening, and unfortunately, it proved positive, but the good news is that we were able to detect cancer early. I recommend The Cleveland Clinic's tips for early detection available on this link https://health.clevelandclinic.org/what-you-can-do-to-catch-colon-cancer-early/. In addition, I reviewed an article on SCIENMAG that features findings from the British Journal of Surgery that demonstrates that weight loss surgery may reduce the risk of developing colorectal cancer by 33%. Read the full article on https://apple.news/AhCemzxWrQbm-InRhXiTcBg. As always, I recommend making a check-up appointment and talking to your doctor about your health concerns and symptoms.