Bowel Preparation Poem

Tis the week before colonoscopy It’s time to pick up my meds and wipes Avoid iron pills, fiber, imodium, lomotil, plavix and warfarin.   Tis the day before colonoscopy It’s time for clear liquid diet for breakfast, lunch and dinner No milk, veggies, fruits, meat,...

10 Reasons to Get Screened for Colorectal Cancer

Screening rates for colorectal cancer remain relatively low. According to 2010 data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), colorectal cancer screening rate was 58.6% compared to 72.4% for breast cancer, and 83.0% for cervical cancer. For those that qualify for...