colonoscopy

Colon Cancer: A Preventable and Treatable Disease

the MWHC Blog Team March 04, 2016

Colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the U.S., and it’s also a cancer that’s highly preventable…

A Patient with a Purpose: Battle Colon Cancer

the MWHC Blog Team March 15, 2016

My Battle with Colon Cancer Timing is everything. It’s a lesson Johnette and Jeffrey Powell learned the very hard way…

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…

Our top 5 healthcare news stories of 2017

the MWHC Blog Team January 10, 2018

From a solar eclipse with potential vision threats to a shift in long-standing heart health guidelines, 2017 was a remarkable…

Cherrell’s story: My colonoscopy confession

Cherrell Freeman-Davis, practice administrator, Gastroenterology March 12, 2018

My friend was in her mid-50s and, like me, she worked in health care. She was a busy mom and…