April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month. Esophageal cancer can be difficult to detect at an early stage. Possible symptoms of esophageal cancer include heartburn and Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as chronic acid reflux. People with GERD may have a higher risk of developing esophageal cancer in their lifetime. The […]
A colonoscopy is one of the best things you can do to prevent colon cancer. This procedure can find and remove growths (called polyps) before they become cancer. Below is a list a questions to ask your Doctor, to become an informed patient.
In many cases, colorectal cancer can be prevented. Still, it’s one of the 5 most common cancers in men and women in the United States. Colorectal cancer is also one of the leading causes of cancer death in the United States. Don’t let common myths stop you from getting the life-saving screening tests you need, […]
In honor of Nation Wear Blue Day for Colorectal Cancer Awareness, the Doctors and staff at North Shore Gastro have gone blue!!!