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Naomi Leszczywski’s Colon Cancer Story

October 23, 2017

At 77, Naomi Leszczywski spends her days guarding her local elementary school’s crosswalk, practicing yoga and enjoying her family. She has led a healthy life, focusing on eating well and exercising, and raising four children to do the same. So naturally, Naomi, with historically clean medical records... read more

The End-of-the-Year Event You Didn’t Consider: A Colonoscopy

September 27, 2017

It’s hard to believe that 2017 will soon be over and the new year will soon be here. And while your thoughts might be focused on upcoming year-end celebrations or vacation time, one end-of-the-year event you may not have considered, but should, is having a colonoscopy.

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John Donegan’s Story: Surviving an Unlikely Diagnosis

September 21, 2017

John Donegan, a police officer and married father of three, was diagnosed with colon cancer just before his 49th birthday. With no family history, John never considered colon cancer a potential threat to his health. Of his 25 closest relatives, there were only two incidents of cancer – both... read more

Myth vs. Fact: The Cost of a Colonoscopy

September 6, 2017

There are a multitude of myths surrounding the colonoscopy procedure. But one of the most damaging isn’t about the procedure itself—it’s about the cost. While some people know the facts—that most private insurance now covers screening colonoscopies and that some... read more

Understanding Colon Cancer from Pre-cancer to Stage IV

August 21, 2017

Colon cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer death in the United States, but it is highly treatable when diagnosed in the early stages (Source: Here is how colon cancer progresses from pre-cancer to stage IV: Stage 0 — Cancer cells are only in... read more