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By R. Kyle Barnett, MD Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among men and women combined in the United States, but most cases are preventable with appropriate screening. Efforts to increase colorectal cancer screening are urgently needed. Who should be screened for colorectal cancer? Currently, screening for people at average risk […]

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James M. Stewart, MD:  “As a gastroenterologist, I believe that gastrointestinal health and well-being are critical to enjoying a healthy lifestyle, and all that Utah has to offer. After completing my gastroenterology training at Banner Good Samaritan/ VA program in Phoenix, Arizona, I am pleased to start practicing at Granite Peaks Gastroenterology in Sandy, Utah […]

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March 8th is National Colon Cancer Screening Day! Colorectal cancer is most common in people 50 and older and those with a family history of the disease or a personal history of colorectal cancer, polyps or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Unfortunately, by the time symptoms are present, colorectal cancer can be in an advanced sage. […]

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