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Why Choose an Ambulatory Surgery Center for Outpatient Procedures

October 16, 2018

When you need to have an outpatient procedure like a colonoscopy or endoscopy, ask your doctor to schedule it at an in-network ambulatory surgery center (ASC).

What is an Ambulatory Surgery Center?

An ASC is a freestanding medical facility that offers preventative services and surgical care.... read more

45 is the Magic Number for Mammograms and Colonoscopies

October 4, 2018

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so schedule screenings like mammograms, colonoscopies and other preventative screenings before the end-of-year holiday rush.   

History of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the most common cancer that affects women in the United States, regardless of race... read more

Get Weekly Colon Cancer News, Health Tips and Recipes This Fall

September 27, 2018

Prioritize your digestive health this fall by reading the Butt Seriously Blog every week for colon cancer news, seasonal tips and menus.

The cool, crisp air of autumn beckons us to grab a blanket and curl up with a book, laptop or tablet, doesn’t... read more

Diet Sodas May Help Prevent Colon Cancer Recurrence

September 27, 2018

Sodas with artificial sweeteners may lower your risk for colon cancer recurrence and mortality. Yes, you read that correctly. Your can of Diet Coke might help prevent your colon cancer from coming back. We have to admit; we didn’t see this coming either. But before you... read more

Top 45 Reasons to Get a Colon Cancer Screening at Age 45

September 6, 2018

On May 30, 2018, the American Cancer Society lowered the recommended age for colon screenings from age 50 to age 45.

Earlier colon screenings may sound like a punishment, but consider this fact: since 1994, colon and rectal cancer rates among adults under the age of 50 has increased by 51 percent. Whether... read more