CATEGORY Colon Cancer/Polyps

POSTED ON 06/14/2019
As of 2019, colon cancer is the second deadliest form of cancer in the United States, affecting both men and women in equal numbers. Cases in younger patients have been so prevalent in recent years that the American Cancer Society lowered the screening guidelines in 2019 from age 50 to age 45. Sc...
POSTED ON 03/08/2019
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and at Associates in Digestive Health, our main goal is education. Although it is a part of our daily life as a practice specializing in the overall health of your digestive system, we do recognize that not everyone thinks about colorectal canc...
POSTED ON 08/13/2018
With a concerning new statistic showing a rise in colorectal cancer in younger adults, coupled with the fact that colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women in the US, it’s now even more necessary to understand and discuss all of your options to detect colorectal ca...
POSTED ON 09/12/2017
Colorectal cancer is the fifth most common cancer, with an average of 150,000 new cases every year. There are some risk factors that cannot be changed, such as age and genetic predisposition, but there are some risk factors that you can do your part to control in the fight against colorectal canc...
POSTED ON 03/13/2017
This March, make sure you talk a lot about your colon. Seem like a strange topic of conversation? It shouldn’t be. We’re celebrating national Colon Cancer Awareness Month this March at Associates in Digestive Health, and we invite you to join us. The American Cancer Society projects over 135,...
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