CategoryCancer

  • Hard to Stomach

    Hard to Stomach

    In November, we all become very aware of our stomachs. Whether it is what we’re going to put in it or how we’re going to maintain its size, most of us think about it several times throughout the month. But there are a few people thinking about...

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  • Hope in November

    Hope in November

    Knowledge is power, and in the case of pancreatic cancer, knowledge is hope. Pancreatic cancer is the third highest cause of cancer death in the U.S., and the month of November is dedicated to spreading awareness of this disease. Through increased...

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  • Home Tests vs. Colonoscopies

    Home Tests vs. Colonoscopies

    The prevalence and necessity of colonoscopies is pretty well understood in the gastroenterology world, and the team at GI Associates love to educate all of our patients, especially those in the approaching age 45. With the recent rise of colon...

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  • Play to Win

    Play to Win

    We tend to think of health as a game of cards—you play the hand you’re dealt with very little control over the outcome. In other words, it’s all just chance. As more research is being done, especially around cancer, it turns out that’s just...

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  • Can Cologuard And Other At-Home Screening Tests Really Replace Colonoscopies?

    Can Cologuard And Other At-Home Screening Tests Really Replace Colonoscopies?

    Convenience matters, so it’s no surprise that at-home stool tests, which are marketed as an alternative to colonoscopies, have received a lot of attention lately. At GI Associates, we feel it is important to educate our patients on the...

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