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Quality and Training Matters

Believe it or not … the doctor you choose to do your colonoscopy actually matters. A new study shows that the doctor makes a difference in whether you’ll develop colon cancer or die from it. While it’s easy to pick the doctor that offers the best price or that your insurance company will pay the

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April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month. Esophageal cancers are not often discussed in public forums. Googling the term provides few results. But, there is a slow sincrease in the incidence of the disease. It's time to talk Esophageal Cancers!

The ASGE, American Society for Gastrointestinal

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March Is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colon Cancer Awareness Ribbon

March is the month set aside for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Unlike it's counterpart in October, the country doesn't turn blue for the month. Wonder why?

It is probably the subject matter. People don't feel comfortable discussing their colon in public. We understand.

We also understand that

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Vitamin D, Anyone? Everyone??

A simple internet search on the benefits of vitamin D produces a surprising array of results. Low levels of the sunshine vitamin are linked to obesity, poor brain function, increased risk for respiratory infections, and now - colon cancer.

So many researchers are concentrating on the role vitamin D

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