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Colorectal Screenings

Like most types of cancer, colorectal cancer can be better managed if diagnosed early. This is why Premier Surgical’s physicians stress the importance of screenings. What are screenings? Screenings or screening tests are medical procedures conducted on individuals who...

Tips for Better Colon Health

Colorectal cancer is the third most common type of cancer in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates that there will be over 90,000 new cases of colon cancer and over 39,000 new cases of rectal cancer in the United States this year. There are certain...
Colorectal Cancer in Young Adults

Colorectal Cancer in Young Adults

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a cancer of the colon or rectum, located at the lower end of the digestive tract. A risk factor for disease is age, and in fact about 90% of the afflicted are over 50 years old. A University of Texas M.D. Anderson study points to a radical...

Tips for good colon health

Beginning at the age of 50, men and women should begin regular screenings to detect any health concerns in the colon such as polyps or cancer. If symptoms are present at an earlier age or there is a specific concern related to personal or family history, your...