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Can Probiotics Help Prevent Colon Cancer?

November 29, 2017

Colon cancer is predicted to cause 50,260 deaths in 2017, which means it is still the third-leading cause of cancer death in the United States. About one in 20 Americans will receive a colon cancer diagnosis in his or her lifetime.

Probiotics are receiving considerable attention in their ability... read more

Why and How Does Colon Cancer Spread?

November 28, 2017

There would be very few cases of colon cancer if everyone went for screening as prescribed. Colon cancer is one of the most preventable cancers, yet it is one of the least prevented. If precancerous polyps are not discovered and removed, they can silently develop into cancer. Not... read more

5 Reasons You Should Schedule Your Colonoscopy in November

November 22, 2017

Is it really November already? Yes! The holidays are upon us, and there’s no denying that the year is coming to an end. And while you may be preoccupied with planning for family gatherings and travel, it is important to make your health a top priority.... read more

6 Qualities of a Top GI Doctor

October 19, 2017

When we’re having issues with our digestive system, we may need to see a gastroenterologist (GI), a doctor who specializes in the treatment of conditions of the digestive tract, esophagus, liver, stomach, intestines, colon and liver. Some conditions that GI doctors treat include:

Ulcer Irritable... read more

Free Colonoscopy Quiz

October 12, 2017

A common myth surrounding colonoscopies is that they are expensive. People think they will be expected to pay out of pocket for their screenings, but that is no longer the case. Today, most private health insurance companies cover the cost of screening colonoscopies as preventative care, and Medicare... read more