Colonoscopy

Your Guide to a Stress-Free Colonoscopy

Most people don’t look forward to things like a colonoscopy, but contrary to popular belief, prepping for a colonoscopy does not have to be a time filled with anxiety or fear.


What is my Doctor Looking for in a Colonoscopy?

It’s important to understand what a colonoscopy is meant for even if it’s not something you’re looking forward to.


Are Food Additives Linked to Colon Cancer?

Of the cancers that affect men and women in the United States, colorectal cancer is the third most common. According to the most recent colorectal cancer statistics, over 136,000 Americans were diagnosed with the disease in 2013.Research suggests that the prevalence of this common cancer may be due in part to emulsifiers. Emulsifiers are additives that […]


Steps to Preventing Colorectal Cancer

What can I do to prevent Colorectal Cancer? According to The National Cancer Institute, Colorectal Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States. Your colon is a key part of your digestive system that helps remove waste and sends nutrients from food into your body. The colon can develop a disease called […]


Are You Up-to-Date On Your Colorectal Cancer Screenings?

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the US. Did you know that recommended screenings could prevent 60% of colorectal cancer deaths? March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness month, so it’s the perfect time to check with your doctor to ensure you are up to date with your screenings.


March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month!

March is Colon Cancer Awareness month. With thousands of Americans affected every year, it’s time to get screened for colon cancer.


Facts about Colorectal Cancer

March is Colorectal cancer awareness month. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, with more than 50,000 Americans dying from the cancer each year. Here are a few important facts to know about colorectal cancer:


Colonoscopy Facts: True or False

There are a lot of reasons people give for not getting a colonoscopy. However, most people don’t understand why it’s important to get a colonoscopy.  Here are just a few excuses patients give about putting off a colonoscopy.