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Gastroenterology

Screening for Colorectal Cancer

Are you due for a colon cancer screening?

We provide a seamless pre-op and post-op experience for our patients and supply them with every bit of necessary information throughout the process. Our Gastroenterology procedures are performed at East Side Endoscopy, LLC. East Side Endoscopy, LLC is a New York State certified ambulatory surgical center accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care specializing in providing the highest quality gastrointestinal endoscopy services to our patients and surrounding community. The atmosphere at ESE is welcoming, more comfortable and efficient than the traditional settings found in hospital and office environments.

 

At East Side Endoscopy you will receive personalized attention from a caring and highly skilled staff of physicians, nurses and specially trained technicians who strive to meet and maintain the highest standards of safety and infection control. Affiliated with Mount Sinai Beth Israel, East Side Endoscopy began operations in 2009 and is on the forefront of clinical integration initiatives with ongoing and active programs designed to promote quality, cost containment, and community outreach.

Colorectal cancer is the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States. Statistics prove that colon cancer is highly preventable. Screening colonoscopy may detect polyps. Removing these polyps reduces the likelihood of developing colorectal cancer in the future. Screening colonoscopy is recommended for all men and women at the age of 50. If you have a parent or sibling diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer it is recommended you have a screening colonoscopy 10 years prior to the relative’s onset of the disease.

Other symptoms you have may warrant your physician may to prescribe a colonoscopy;

  • Anemia

  • Abdominal Pain

  • Constipation 

  • Change in bowel habits 

  • Chronic Diarrhea

  • Weight loss

  • Rectal Bleeding

Certain medical conditions require periodic colonoscopies for monitoring;

  • Diverticulitis

  • Crohn’s disease

  • IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome)

  • Ulcerative colitis

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