Patients Skip Colon Cancer Screenings Because of Obesity Stigma
People who are overweight or obese may skip life-saving cancer screenings because they fear their doctor’s judgment.
By May 31, 2022, most health insurance plans will fully cover this procedure to evaluate a positive stool-based test for colon cancer. Check with your insurance about your coverage.Learn More
Our Conroe gastroenterologists and staff at River Oaks Endoscopy are dedicated to providing quality, affordable care to the Montgomery County community in their quest to lower colon cancer rates and treat an array of digestive diseases including Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). River Oaks Endoscopy is skilled in performing a myriad of digestive procedures including colonoscopy, esophageal dilation, flexible sigmoidoscopy, upper endoscopy and small bowel enteroscopy.
People who are overweight or obese may skip life-saving cancer screenings because they fear their doctor’s judgment.Read More
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