possible to ensure the best outcome. Unfortunately, the signs and symptoms of colon cancer can be difficult for patients to self-diagnose. In this article, we are going to discuss some of the most common signs and symptoms that may indicate colon cancer, and when it’s time to make an appointment with a GI doctor. Abdominal […]
Sigmoidoscopy – What is it & When is it Used?
A sigmoidoscopy is a common gastroenterological procedure that allows your GI specialist to closely examine the sigmoid colon. It can be used to check for signs of cancer, as well as other conditions. In this article, we are going to discuss the ins and outs of the sigmoidoscopy procedure. What is a Sigmoidoscopy? A sigmoidoscopy is a […]
When is it Time to Schedule a Colonoscopy?
Most people have a general understanding of what a colonoscopy is, but many have no idea when they should get one. The truth is that colonoscopies can be helpful in a variety of situations. In this article, we are going to talk about how to determine when it’s time to schedule a colonoscopy. Colonoscopy Procedure […]
Colon Cancer Awareness
March was designated Colon Cancer Awareness Month in the year 2000 by President Bill Clinton. In the United States, Colon Cancer is the third most common cancer taking the lives of over 50,000 people each year. It affects both men and women of all ethnic groups and is most often found in people over the age of […]