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.
Dress in Blue Day
Dress in Blue Day was created in 2009 to raise awareness for colon cancer, to encourage people to get screened and to celebrate the courage of those affected by this disease.
Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Cancer Deaths
Now, a recent meta-analysis conducted by Dutch researchers shows that people with type 2 diabetes are not only more likely to develop these cancers, they are more likely to die from them as well.
February Is American Heart Month
Valentine’s Day is February 14th, but here’s another reason you should think about hearts this month: February is American Heart Month! Approximately 600,000 Americans die from heart disease each year.