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Bowel Preparation is the Most Important Aspect of Colon Cancer Prevention

Colonoscopy is most powerful when the bowel preparation is excellent! Did you know that colonoscopy is less effective (and less protective) when the bowel preparation isn’t done correctly? Colonoscopy is MOST EFFECTIVE when small polyps (6mm or less) can be seen clearly and removed. Small, flat polyps are difficult to see especially when there is residual stool in the colon at the time of screening colonoscopy. And, insurance companies may refuse payment for colonoscopy if it has to be repeated for an inadequate bowel preparation. Be sure to follow all of the recommendations for the bowel preparation and call the office with any questions.

Attention: Office Schedule Updates

Our office will be closed on the following dates:

GEC will be open on Thursday, December 31st for procedures.

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Important COVID-19 Updates

We're doing our best to be here to answer questions and to help our patients through this trying time. Many of you are wondering how to prepare for infections like COVID-19.

We've put together a resource center of important Covid-19 information. As the effects of this virus continue to evolve, we will be sure to keep this page updated with pertinent, timely information with things like:

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