Patients: The CDC has ranked Salt Lake County as COVID Community Level: Medium. Patients and visitors may choose to wear a facemask if you are at high risk for illness. You may bring one visitor age 16 or older to your appointment. No children are allowed at appointments. If you or anyone in direct contact have tested positive for COVID-19 or have fever, flu-like symptoms or respiratory illness, please call us to reschedule your appointment.

Happy Colon Cancer Awareness Month!

Welcome to March, National Colon Cancer Awareness Month!

  • Colon Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S.
  • On average, your risk is about 1 in 20 (varies according to individual risk factors, i.e., family history)
  • 90% of new cases occur in people 50 or older, however, colon cancer does not discriminate and can happen to men and women at any age. Colonoscopy screening at this age is crucial.
  • People with a first-degree relative (parent, sibling or offspring) who has colon cancer have two to three times the risk of developing the disease.
  • Currently, there are more than one million colon cancer survivors in the U.S.

Upcoming Events:

Granite Peaks Gastroenterologist, Dr. Kyle Barnett will be doing interviews on throughout March to raise awareness for colon cancer.

  • March 11th: Channel 4 mid-day
  • March 13th: Channel 2 afternoon
  • March 19th: Channel 5 afternoon

Granite Peaks Gastroenterology accepts all insurance plans and performs screening colonoscopies at the following locations:

Schedule your life-saving procedure by calling (801) 619-9000, then press number 1 when prompted. You can also request an appointment by clicking here. Someone will contact you within 24 hours of submitting your request. Schedule an appointment today, if not for you, do it for those you love. 

Learn about our Endoscopy Center by clicking here.

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