Commonly Treated Disorders Colorectal Cancer Screening The risk of developing Colorectal cancer (CRC) increases with age, with more than 90 percent of cases occurring in persons aged 50 or older Inflammatory Bowel Disease... Ideal treatment normally leads not only to symptom relief but also to long-term remission... Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Gastroesophageal reflux occurs when contents in the stomach flow back into the esophagus. This happens when the valve between the stomach and the esophagus, known as the lower esophageal sphincter, does not close properly. Peptic Ulcer Disease Peptic ulcers are open sores that develop on the inside lining of your stomach and the upper portion of your small intestine. The most common symptom of a peptic ulcer is stomach pain. Diseases of the Liver... Liver disease can be inherited (genetic) or caused by a variety of factors that damage the liver... Pancreatic Diseases Pancreatic diseases include pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer, and cystic fibrosis. The pancreas also plays a role in type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Diseases of the Gall Bladder & Bile Ducts A gallstone that becomes lodged in the neck of the gallbladder can cause inflammation of the gallbladder (cholecystitis). Chronic Constipation and Diarrhea The two most common forms of fecal incontinence. Most adults who experience fecal incontinence do so only during an occasional bout of diarrhea.