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!!!
Cancers of the colon and rectum have been declining in older adults in recent decades and have always been considered rare in young people. But scientists are reporting a sharp rise in colorectal cancers in adults as young as their 20s and 30s, an ominous trend. To read The New York Times article in it’s […]