The Surgery Center of Lakeland Hills specializes in colon cancer screening and the treatment of gastrointestinal problems. Our outpatient, freestanding endoscopic facility has proudly served the Polk County community since 2005. Since we opened, we’ve relentlessly provided high quality care in a setting that is friendly, comfortable and deserving of your trust.
The Connection between GERD and IBS
The month of April is IBS Awareness Month, which is a great time for IBS sufferers to reevaluate their symptoms and make sure they’re receiving adequate relief.
Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month
But did you know that chronic heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) can lead to esophageal cancer? April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month, which is a great time to get proactive about putting a stop to your heartburn!
Go for the Gold!
The colonoscopy is also the gold standard for colon screenings because the test is not just a diagnostic tool, but it is also a method of treatment and prevention as well.
Four Tips to Prevent Colon Cancer
The rate of colon cancer is increasing in younger adults. Colon cancer can affect anyone. It can be linked to family history or it can occur independently of genetics.