Colon Cancer

Colon Cancer by: JoAnn E. Warrick, M.D. Colon cancer is the 3rd most common cause of cancer, and it is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States.  It affects both men and women equally.  It is the most preventable of all types of cancer, and studies show that with regular screening […]

Catch Colon Cancer Early

Did you know that colon cancer is 90% curable if caught early?  All men and women should begin routine screening for colon cancer at age 50 or older (45 if African American).  If you have family history, you may need to be screened earlier! Medicare and most insurance companies cover screening.  Call (318) 631-9121 to […]

Colon Cancer: Treatable, Beatable, Curable

Colon Cancer By Dr. James C. Hobley Still considered the number two overall cause of cancer death in the United States in men and women, colorectal cancer is a disease that should and will be dealt with.  We now understand the most common cause of this disease. 85% of all cases are due to pre-cancerous […]