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  • $5380 Raised by GI Associates Guts and Butts 5K

    $5380 Raised by GI Associates Guts and Butts 5K

    GI Associates is dedicated to saving lives from colon cancer through screenings and supports the 70x2020 Colorectal Cancer Screening Initiative headed up by UMMC’s Dr. Roy Duhe’. This year we were able to give proceeds from the GI Associates Guts...

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  • Living With a Colostomy: Types, Uses, Care, and More

    Living With a Colostomy: Types, Uses, Care, and More

    It is perhaps axiomatic that humans are generally more comfortable with the experience of their daily lives being familiar or “normal” rather than having to embrace that which is new or different. We see evidence of this every day, from the...

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  • Zantac News

    Zantac News

    Recently, the FDA issued an alert to health care professionals and patients regarding the voluntary recall of over-the-counter ranitidine medicines, including the well-known brand, Zantac. As outlined by the FDA, the medicines may contain low...

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  • GI Associates Earns Two SCOPY Awards

    GI Associates Earns Two SCOPY Awards

    For the second year in a row, GI Associates has won two SCOPY Awards! The winner of each SCOPY (Service Award for Colorectal Cancer Outreach, Prevention & Year-Round Excellence) is selected by the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) for...

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  • Success of the 2019 Guts and Butts 5K

    Success of the 2019 Guts and Butts 5K

    The five-year survival rate of colon cancer when detected in the early stages is around 90 percent, meaning most cases of colon cancer can be cured, provided patients get their colonoscopy screening when they should. The high success of early...

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