Used to describe an intense level of pain.
Relating to the anus and rectum.
Something that is not harmful, such as a lump or mass of tissue.
The use of chemical substances to treat cancer and other diseases.
A medical procedure that allows the specialist to visually examine the bowel for diagnosis of bowel conditions.
Relating to the colon and rectum.
A painful condition where the tissue that lines the uterus grows outside the uterus potentially affecting a woman's fertility and menstrual cycle.
A collection of molecules found in food that are poorly absorbed by some people potentially leading to IBS.
The specialist branch of medicine relating to the stomach and intestines.
A general practitioner who refers patients to a specialist.
Inflamed or swollen veins in the anus or rectum that can cause pain, discomfort and bleeding.
Irritable bowel syndrome is a disorder of the intestine that causes stomach pain, bloating, cramps and irregular bowel movements.
An operation in the pelvis or abdomen performed through small incisions with the use of a camera.
The treatment, study and subject field relating to tumours.
Abnormal tissue growths commonly found in the colon.
A privately-owned healthcare institution.
A government-owned healthcare institution.
The use of radiation to treat cancer and Treatment of illness (usually cancer) using radiation such as X-rays.
Rubber Band Ligation
A procedure used in the treatment of haemorrhoids where a rubber band is secured to the base of the haemorrhoid to stop the blood supply.
An artificial opening made by a surgeon on the wall of the abdomen. A stoma bag may be fitted to collect waste.