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    Quick Guide to Colorful Eating That Will Help Improve Colon and Overall Health

Quick Guide to Colorful Eating That Will Help Improve Colon and Overall Health

Did you know that you can reduce your risk of colon cancer by eating a colorful plate of fruits and veggies? According to researchers at Loma Linda University in California who analyzed the dietary habits of more than 70,000 people, those who ate a vegetarian diet had a 22% lower risk of colorectal cancer than those who weren’t vegetarians. In recognition of both National Nutrition Month and National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the NYC colonoscopy specialist, Dr. Shawn Khodadadian, is offering you a quick guide on how you […]
By |March 22nd, 2016|Cancer, Nutrition|Comments Off on Quick Guide to Colorful Eating That Will Help Improve Colon and Overall Health

Manhattan Gastroenterology Runs Facebook Fitbit Contest to Spread Colorectal Cancer Awareness

In recognition of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we encourage you to get screened for colorectal cancer! Colorectal cancer is preventable, treatable and beatable. In addition to getting screened, you can reduce your risk of colorectal cancer by staying at a healthy weight, exercising, eating less red meat, consuming alcohol in moderation and not smoking. To encourage healthy behaviors, we’re running a ‪Facebook contest through Friday, March 18th and you can win a Fitbit!  TO ENTER: […]
By |March 10th, 2016|Cancer, Public Health|Comments Off on Manhattan Gastroenterology Runs Facebook Fitbit Contest to Spread Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Anal Cancer: Are You at Risk?

Your “anal health” probably doesn’t come up in most routine doctor visits, but many people are at an increased risk for anal cancer, specifically those who have HIV, men who have sex with men, and women who have had precancerous changes found on routine pap screening. Over the past three decades, the incidence of anal cancer in the U.S. has doubled, and there are about 7,000 cases of anal cancer in the U.S. every year. Unlike colon and rectal cancer, most anal cancer is caused […]
By |March 7th, 2016|Anal Warts, Cancer|Comments Off on Anal Cancer: Are You at Risk?