Colorectal cancer absolutely can be prevented because there is a precursor to the cancer itself that we call a polyp. And this is a benign growth in the colon or rectum that can be removed by a colonoscopy before it turns into cancer. So yes, colorectal cancer can be prevented.
Medicine is a great field but I am obviously biased. While I do love medicine, it is not something that I would recommend for everyone. It is very important that you are aware of the pros and cons and carefully decide if it is the right profession for you. Stay tuned to find out how. […]
I’ve always wanted to be a doctor. You know, the simplest answer is that you want to help people. My boys looked up to physicians in that sense because if you take time out of their life to help people they don’t even really know. That’s something that’s very admirable and it’s honorable. I feel […]
– Hey everyone, it’s Dr. Z. So I don’t know if you guys have hear about this coronavirus thing, apparently it’s in the news. And there’s a lot of sort of panic, misapprehension, misunderstanding, miseducation. And then there’s a lot of good information. There’s questions like, is the CDC adequately responding? Did the Chinese government […]
(calming music) – This is another in our series of fireside chats. Probably about the 10th or so that we’ve done. And these are just an opportunity for us to get to know better some of the remarkable people at UCSF. And lucky enough to have one of the most remarkable, Catherine Lucey, who is […]
If you find yourself in the position of being rejected from medical school, understand you’re not alone. In fact, most students who apply find themselves in your shoes. Every year, over 50,000 students apply to medical school, but 60% are rejected. After a medical school rejection, what are the best next steps to take? I’ll […]
So you want to become a doctor. You’ve come to the right place. In this new series, we’ll cover various specialties and types of doctors, and help you decide which type of doctor would be the best fit for you. Dr. Jubbal, MedSchoolInsiders.com. Welcome to our new series, So You Want to Be. In this […]
Did you always know that you wanted to be a doctor? I didn’t either. In fact, even in college, I was weighing my options between going into engineering, business, and medicine. In this video, we’ll go over each and how you can best decide which career path is right for you. What’s going on guys, […]