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Colon Cancer: Gone!

Posted by Lake Health on Dec 21, 2019 12:09:16 PM

Topics: Cancer


Sandra Heinz began having colon cancer screenings at age 39 because her father, now 85, is a colon cancer survivor. In September 2018, Sandra’s gastroenterologist, Ahmad Ascha, MD, discovered a “suspicious polyp” during her colonoscopy. Although many colorectal polyps aren’t harmful, nearly all colorectal cancers start as polyps.

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New Cancer Prevention Services

Posted by Lake Health on Oct 11, 2019 4:40:00 PM

Topics: Cancer, Lake Health News, Breast Cancer


There’s a new cancer risk assessment program right here at Lake Health that makes it easier for patients to identify and manage their risk for cancer.

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What Are the Risk Factors for Breast Cancer?

Posted by Lake Health on Sep 27, 2018 11:33:00 AM

Topics: Cancer, Women's Health


When it comes to taking care of ourselves, most women tend to worry more about the health of others than their own. Having a yearly wellness check-up may be an addition to your already overwhelming to-do list, but it’s important to make sure you're in good health before you can take care of others.

Lake Health General Surgeon Eveline Klenotic, DO, explains the importance of breast health and the facts and risk factors of breast cancer:

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What Are the Symptoms of Colon Cancer?

Posted by Lake Health on Mar 25, 2018 12:54:00 PM

Topics: Cancer, Gastroenterology

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! Did you know early colon cancer often has no symptoms?

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