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2020 Colon Cancer Awareness Month

It’s March - which means Colon Cancer Awareness Month for 2020 has begun! This year I’m going to help promote awareness of this treatable cancer by explaining why gastroenterologists prefer colonoscopy over stool or imaging tests when screening for colorectal cancer.The key to beating colon cancer is to follow the recommended screening guidelines. When detected


Colon Cancer Awareness Month – March 2019

I want to support Colon Cancer Awareness Month this year by dispelling a few myths and hopefully getting everyone a little more comfortable with the colonoscopy prep process. Colorectal cancer isn’t just a disease of those 50 and older! Through awareness we can collectively beat this cancer! You can learn more about tests, symptoms, causes


Prevent Colon Cancer: The Top 3 Tests Done in the Comfort of Your Own Home

Patients tend to cringe at the word “colonoscopy,” dreading the 50-year-old birthday checkup to help prevent colon cancer. Nearly one-third of adults between the ages of 50-75 have never been tested for colon cancer. Colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Avoiding this test leaves you in danger


Colonoscopy FAQs

With March being Colon Cancer Awareness month, I wanted to help spread the awareness message in the Fort Worth, TX area that following the recommended screening guidelines are the key to beating this cancer. To further promote colon cancer awareness, I’ve created a list of common Colonoscopy FAQs to help dispel some misconceptions and


6 Reasons to see a Gastroenterologist

If you’re struggling with digestive issues in the Fort Worth, TX area you might be wondering if you need to see a digestive health specialist, called a Gastroenterologist (or GI doctor).  In most cases, my recommendation to those experiencing stomach pain or other digestive symptoms is to see your primary doctor first so they