Dr. Brian Lawenda (Northwest Cancer Clinic/GenesisCare) discusses when you should start getting screened for colorectal cancer and a discussion of the non-invasive (FOBT, FIT, stool DNA/Cologuard, CT colonography/virtual colonoscopy) and invasive ... [Read More]
Cologuard: Non-Invasive Colorectal Cancer Screening Stool DNA Test
Colon and rectal cancer screening can be done in the safety and convenience of your home. See my 2-minute video. The Cologuard DNA stool test is a non-invasive option for eligible patients, >/= 45 years of age (covered by many insurance ... [Read More]
History of prostate cancer? Get a colonoscopy! Your risk of precancerous colon polyps is significantly elevated compared to those without a history of prostate cancer.
A new study (presented at the American College of Gastroenterology conference, in October 2010) reviewed the records of 2,000 men who underwent routine colonoscopies at the Buffalo VA Medical Center, and identified 188 men who also had a history of ... [Read More]