colon-cancer-screening

How do colorectal cancer screenings measure up?

James F. FitzGerald, MD, Colon and Rectal Surgeon March 01, 2017

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS)….

Tips to make colonoscopy prep more bearable

I. David Shocket, MD, Director, Gastroenterology March 30, 2017

At least once a month, a patient asks if I’ve read Dave Barry’s column about getting a colonoscopy. The humor…

45 is the new 50—for colonoscopy

I. David Shocket, MD, Director, Gastroenterology June 06, 2018

The American Cancer Society has released new colonoscopy recommendations: Adults at average risk should start getting colonoscopies at 45 instead…