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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 colonoscopy.” We get it. A...

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  • The Appointment that Could Save Your Life

    The Appointment that Could Save Your Life

    March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Doctors stress awareness of colorectal cancer because it’s so difficult to detect, and yet completely preventable. A colonoscopy has a negative connotation which causes many people to avoid it. However, this screening could be...

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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 screening colonoscopy,...

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  • Links Between Age and Heartburn

    Links Between Age and Heartburn

    When you were younger, you likely could go out for Mexican or have a late-night snack with no repercussions at all, but perhaps now you’re feeling some of the effects of overindulging or eating spicy food. There is no one clear age where heartburn and gastroesophageal...

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  • Links Between IBD and Prostate Cancer

    Links Between IBD and Prostate Cancer

    Patients who have inflammatory bowel disease are likely aware that its presence gives someone a higher likelihood of developing gastrointestinal cancers (such as colon cancer), but links between IBD and other forms of cancer have not been well-researched. Recently,...

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