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New colon cancer tests can’t replace colonoscopy

Cancer and precancerous diseases identified, treated during procedure

New tests for colon cancer continue to make headlines – but colonoscopy is the only procedure that can both test for cancer and remove precancerous polyps at the same time.


Colonoscopy, a necessary test

Without too much TMI, I want to explain something that’s important to peoples’ health. I’m getting old(er) and the doctor insisted I had to  have a colonoscopy.   64 more words

Proceed with caution

This blog post may not be for everyone. Actually, it should be for everyone, but, well, as the title says, proceed with caution. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. 1,067 more words


March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Your risk of colorectal cancer increases as you age; more than 90% of all cases occur in individuals who are 50 and older. Colorectal cancer screening helps find precancerous polyps so they can be removed before they turn into cancer. 58 more words

Practice News

Colon cancer is preventable

What if you could prevent cancer? The good news is colon cancer may be prevented or cured if detected early with regular screenings.

The bad news is many people don’t take advantage of life-saving screenings. 291 more words


Jelly Lab

On Wednesday I got to meet some very charismatic creatures, some wonderful jellyfish!

Little is known about jellyfish in UK waters, but we have around different 7 species. 295 more words

Samanta's Wildlife

February Appointment

Our Weather  has been really bad. So far kids in my school district have had nine days off because of bad weather.

This sounds old but I don’t remember getting that much time off. 391 more words

Cowden Syndrome