Items Tagged ‘gastroenterologist’

Colon-Cancer Screenings Save Lives

May 8, 2019

Colon-Cancer Screenings Save Lives

By UCLA50Plus UCLA50Plus

March was “Colon Cancer Awareness Month” to help raise awareness of the importance of screening to help prevent one of the most common cancers in both men and women. Are you due for a screening? Colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in men and women. It affects 150,000 Americans a year and […]

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Tags: 50 plus program, colon cancer, colonoscopy, Dr. Fola May, fecal immunochemical test, FIT kit, gastroenterologist, polyps, precancerous polyps

December 6, 2017

Round 2

By Martha Martha

In 2012, I had an adenoma on my right parathryroid gland. I had surgery, the doctor took out the wrong gland. When he went in, he looked at the right but said it looked ok and said the left one looked “a little funk” so he took out the left. 2-3 months later I became […]

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Tags: adenoma, calcium, calcium levels, Dr. Michael Yeh, gastroenterologist, parathryroid gland, patient stories, surgery