colonoscopy

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…

No Ifs about It: Colonoscopy Prevents Colon Cancer

Z. Jennifer Lee, MD, Gastroenterologist March 20, 2018

Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of death among cancers that affect both men and women. However, it’s also one…

Food for thought: What we eat affects colorectal cancer risk

Brian Lim Bello, MD, Colon and Rectal Surgeon March 27, 2018

Most people know that fruits and vegetables are good for their bodies, but recent research suggests that the foods and…