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Surgical Associates performs colonoscopies at three convenient locations   The colon and rectum are both part of the large intestine and make up the final section of your digestive system. The food we eat mixes with digestive juices in the stomach, nutrients are absorbed by the walls of the small intestine and waste is then […]

In the year 2000, then-President Bill Clinton signed a White House Proclamation officially designating March as “Colon Cancer Awareness Month.” Over the last 18 years, the observance helped raise awareness about the seriousness of the disease, its symptoms and how preventative measures can be taken to reduce risk. Among cancers affecting both men and women, […]