Category Colon Cancer/Polyps

Symptoms of Colon Cancer: Consulting a Physician

Symptoms Of Colon Cancer

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....

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This Simple Test Could Save Your Life

Colon Cancer Test

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...

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What Is The Right Test For You?

The Right Test

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...

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The Irreplaceable Colonoscopy

Irreplaceable Colonoscopy

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...

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Times - And Recommendations - Are Changing

Times Recommendations

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...

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