CategoryColon Cancer

  • 2019 Guts and Butts 5K

    2019 Guts and Butts 5K

    Raising awareness of the risks of colon cancer is serious business. It is quite literally life saving, because when found early colon cancer is over 90% curable. The physicians of GI Associates are ready at any moment to discuss the benefits of a...

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  • Obesity, Colorectal Cancer, and the Younger Generation

    Obesity, Colorectal Cancer, and the Younger Generation

    If you walked up to an average person on the street and asked what they thought common risk factors for colon or colorectal cancer might be, you’d likely get answers such as “old age” and “unhealthy diet.” While eating an unhealthy diet isn’t too...

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  • The Answers To Your Colonoscopy Questions

    The Answers To Your Colonoscopy Questions

    According to the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, every year 136,000 new cases of colorectal cancer are diagnosed in the United States and 50,000 die from colorectal cancer. The statistics of this disease are unsettling because a...

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  • Too Young for Cancer?

    Too Young for Cancer?

    We know there are certain things that are inevitable as we age. For example, our metabolism will slow down, we won’t be as fast or agile as we were, and our skin will wrinkle. There are also certain illnesses that tend to affect older people or at...

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  • The Best Form of Colorectal Screening

    The Best Form of Colorectal Screening

    “Eat raw broccoli. Speak in front of 1,000 people. Go to the dentist. Mop the floor with a toothbrush.” If I were giving you these clues in the popular game show, $10,000 Pyramid, your answer would be, “Things I’d rather do than get a...

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