GI Health

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
www.asge.org  

NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE
www.cancer.gov  

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
www.cancer.org  

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
www.acg.gi.org  

COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION
www.preventcancer.org  

AMERICAN GASTROENTEROLOGY ASSOCIATION
www.gastro.org