GI HEALTH INFORMATION
More than 90% of the deaths caused by colon cancer could have been prevented with the timely removal of pre-cancerous polyps. An estimated 25% of the population that is over age 50 will harbor pre-malignant polyps, without other risk factors or symptoms.
The following links to web sites have been provided for those of you
who would like additional information.
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY
NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION
AMERICAN GASTROENTEROLOGY ASSOCIATION