CATEGORY Colonoscopy

POSTED ON 06/25/2018
If you have watched television lately, you undoubtedly have seen commercials touting at-home screening tests for colon cancer being offered as alternatives to colonoscopies. But is it an equal swap? At Associates in Digestive Health, we feel it is important to educate our patients on the misconce...
POSTED ON 03/12/2018
Today, colon cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosis and third leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. The sad part is, colon cancer can be easily detected or prevented due to regular screenings and simple lifestyle changes. This month, as we honor those who fought a battle ...
POSTED ON 01/15/2018
If someone told you there was a simple test that could aid tremendously in the fight against colorectal cancer, wouldn’t you want to make sure you knew all the details? Colorectal cancer, that is cancer of either the colon or the rectum, is the second leading cause of cancer deaths for both men...
POSTED ON 10/16/2017
You may be thinking that colorectal cancer is something that you don’t need to be concerned with until you are 50 years or older. A recent study by the American Cancer Society indicates that colorectal cancer is on the rise among younger people. The study finds that there has been a significant...
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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