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    By San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates

  • 8/2/2018

ARE AT-HOME COLON SCREENINGS BETTER?

Americans are increasingly encouraged to take greater responsibility for their own health, particularly where preventive measures are concerned. However, there are some aspects of your health that should only be handled by an expert – and colon …

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    By San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates

  • 8/2/2018

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT COLON CANCER

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, but it’s not enough to just be aware of colon cancer. To reduce your likelihood of colon cancer, you need to know your personal risk factors, and how the …

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    By San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates

  • 13/12/2017

PREVENT COLON CANCER WITH A COLONOSCOPY

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. It is found equally in males and females. In females, it is the third most common cancer following behind …

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    By San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates

  • 26/10/2017

HOW TO TREAT CONSTIPATION

Constipation is a common issue. Every year, more than 2.5 million Americans visit the local pharmacy in hopes of finding relief. Constipation is a result of stools that may be too hard or too small, hard to pass, or infrequent (under three times each week) …

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    By San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates

  • 27/9/2017

MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR DEDUCTIBLE THIS YEAR

The end of the year is a really busy time for most of us, so you’re probably not thinking about your health plan deductible and if you’ve met it! But it’s important to think about it now, before the year’s over …

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    By San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates

  • 26/9/2017

WHEN SHOULD I GET SCREENED FOR COLON CANCER?

Colon cancer is characterized by the development of cancerous polyps in the large intestine, and it is the third most common type of cancer in the U.S. Around 140,000 people …

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    By San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates

  • 21/9/2017

How Much Does a Colonoscopy Cost?

After you turn 50 years old, your risk of colon cancer rises significantly. Ninety percent of colon cancer patients are diagnosed when they are over the age of 50. A colonoscopy every 5 to 10 years starting …

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