CategoryColonoscopy

  • Why You Shouldn’t Put Off Your Colonoscopy

    Why You Shouldn’t Put Off Your Colonoscopy

    Largely, one of the problems with gastrointestinal concerns is that mild, yet ongoing, symptoms may be indicative of a more significant problem. It’s not unheard of for the beginning symptoms of colon cancer to be mistaken for other conditions...

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  • 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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  • 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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