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Colorectal Cancer: Not Your Parent’s Disease

By |2021-06-15T16:41:09-04:00January 12th, 2021|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , |

Cancer prevention, screening, and treatment should not be put on pause amid a pandemic. With more stories about colorectal cancer in the headlines, now is a good time to learn the facts about this disease. Kunal Gupta, MD and Amy Tilara, MD, board-certified gastroenterologists and co-directors of interventional endoscopy [...]

Cranbury Mom Raises the Bar on Colorectal Cancer Awareness

By |2020-02-27T10:23:16-05:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , |

Join the Cause at Paulette’s C of Blue Sunday, May 5, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Join the fight against colorectal cancer at this 10th anniversary event featuring a 5K/1K run or walk plus fitness demos, gift raffles, health screenings, fundraising prizes, children’s activities, and vendors. $20 fee for run/walk; festival is [...]

Dedication to Detection: Finding Colon Cancer Early is Our Focus for 2018

By |2020-04-07T10:23:52-04:00February 9th, 2018|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , , |

By Amy Tilara, MD One simple procedure may add years to your life. I recently performed a screening colonoscopy on a 51-year-old man who wasn’t experiencing any of the typical symptoms of colon cancer, but had been referred for the test by his primary care physician. I found [...]

Two Colorectal Cancers Found After Zero Symptoms

By |2018-08-29T09:03:46-04:00February 29th, 2016|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , , |

By Kunal Gupta, MD, MBA As a central New Jersey-based gastroenterologist, I perform hundreds of colonoscopies each year. Depending on your family and personal medical history, it’s one of those tests you need to undergo because colon and rectal cancers are highly prevalent and particularly sneaky. They [...]

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