Posts With Category: ‘Colon Cancer Screening’

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

colon cancer awareness month
March 9th, 2018

Time to get your REAR in GEAR! Who gets colon cancer? Colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) affects both men and women, as well as people in all racial and ethnic groups. It is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the US Nearly 137,000 Americans are diagnosed with colon cancer each […]

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EndoChoice’s Fuse Endoscopy System Introduced At Manhattan Endoscopy Center

Manhattan Endoscopy Center and the Doctors of Gotham Gastroenterology, PLLC Offer Innovative Full Spectrum Endoscopy® Procedure for Improved Early Detection of Colon Cancer Manhattan Endoscopy Center is one of the first in the nation to use EndoChoice’s Fuse® endoscope system to reduce the ‘miss rate’ of lesions during colonoscopy. Although colonoscopy exams prevent many colon […]

March 18th, 2015
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Colon Cancer Risk In African Americans

African Americans have the highest rates of colon cancer among all ethnic groups in the United States.  There are many factors which contribute to these statistics.  Environmental factors, differences in tumor biology and access to screening have all been sited as possible causes.  The American College of Gastroenterology and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy […]

March 18th, 2015
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Colon Cancer in Young Patients

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) — There’s good news and bad news in the war against colon cancer: While rates have fallen among older Americans, cases among adults aged 20 to 49 are rising and expected to continue to do so, a new study finds. The study also predicts that by 2020 and 2030, […]

November 7th, 2014
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