Category Colonoscopy

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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Preventing Colon Cancer Before It Strikes

Colon Cancer Awareness

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...

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This Year, Resolve To Get A Colonoscopy

Resolve To Get Colonoscopy

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 and...

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