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POSTED ON 09/10/2018
If you’ve just finished a large meal and begin to feel a fire-like sensation creeping up your throat, you might be able to identify the symptoms of heartburn. This condition occurs in over 60 million Americans at least once a month, and an estimated over 15 million experience it daily. In addit...
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 08/01/2018
Associates in Digestive Health is excited to announce that we are opening a new location in south Fort Myers!Our doctors, including (left to right) Dr. Seth Lipka, Dr. William Keith, Dr. Bradley Trope, Dr. Scott Harris, and Dr. Brian Rajca, are dedicated to partnering with you to improve y...
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 06/01/2018
As medicine and the medical field are constantly changing, we always have to be aware of the important updates in recommendations for screening and treatment. The most recent and notable change in the GI field is that the American Cancer Society is advising lowering the recommended age for colon ...
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