Digestive Health

Know Your Risk for Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal cancer is the third-leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. That’s why all adults aged 50 and older — and some younger adults, depending on their risk factors — should receive regular colorectal screenings, including a colonoscopy. Take a free online risk assessment from Tanner now to know your risk.

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Tanner Gastroenterology Care
Gastroenterologists specialize in the care of your gastrointestinal tract, as well as the pancreas and liver. At Tanner Gastroenterology Care, board-certified physicians can screen for a variety of disorders and conditions, and provide you with compassionate treatment and effective relief of your gastrointestinal symptoms.

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Many Patients With Polyps Delay Follow-up Colonoscopy: Study

MONDAY, Nov. 26, 2018 -- Many people found to have colon polyps (adenomas) that can lead to cancer don't have follow-up colonoscopies at recommended times, a new study finds.

Patients who have certain types of adenomas, or large or numerous ones, are at increased risk for colorectal cancer, the study authors reported in the Nov. 20 issue of the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.

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