Have IBD? You May Need More Frequent Colonoscopy Screenings.
A new study found that patients with IBD who had a colonoscopy every one to three years were less likely to be diagnosed with advanced colon cancer.
Our gastroenterologists and staff at Digestive Specialists, P.A., are dedicated to providing quality, affordable care to the community in our quest to lower colon cancer rates and treat an array of digestive diseases, including ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Our board-certified GI doctors specialize in a myriad of GI procedures, including colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, upper endoscopy, capsule endoscopy, esophageal manometry and pH probes.
If you are due for a colonoscopy or in need of a GI procedure, don’t put it off any longer. Give us a call today!
A new study found that patients with IBD who had a colonoscopy every one to three years were less likely to be diagnosed with advanced colon cancer.Read More
New federal guidance will soon require health insurance companies associated with the Affordable Care Act to cover the cost of a follow-up colonoscopy to evaluate a positive colon-cancer-screening stool test.Read More
A recent study conducted by AMSURG and researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai shows an increase in early-onset colorectal cancer and precancerous polyps in patients younger than 50.Read More