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Pennsylvania Gastroenterology (PA GI) Advocates Preventative Screening During National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

  • Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in men and women in the U.S., with more than 140,000 adults diagnosed with colorectal cancer each year. During March, which is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Pennsylvania Gastroenterology Consultants (PA GI) will be teaming up with the American Cancer Society to raise awareness and encourage colon cancer screenings.
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DR. PETERS & AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

Dr. David Peters of PA GI and Joan Bradbury of the American Cancer Society were interviewed for WINK-104’s People & Perspectives program.

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Dr. Panchal Featured On Smart Talk

Dr. Purvi Panchal of PA GI and colon cancer survivor Cheri Shoemaker talked about colon cancer screening and prevention on WITF-FM’s Smart Talk program.

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DR. KORMIS TALKS WITH DENNY & SUE

Dr. Karen Kormis talked with WINK-104’s Denny Logan & Sue Campbell about colon cancer screening and how early detection can save your life.

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Dr. Rengen & American Cancer Society

Dr. Mohan Rengen of PA GI and Joan Bradbury of the American Cancer Society were interviewed for WINK-104’s People & Perspectives program.

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Colon Cancer Screening Can Save Your Life

  • Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death in men and women in the U.S., with more than 140,000 adults diagnosed with colorectal cancer each year. Screening for colorectal cancer can help detect the disease at an early stage, when treatment is most likely to be successful. It’s estimated that 70% of all colon cancer cases could be prevented with early detection.
  • Read article by Dr. Kormis about how colon cancer screening can save your life.
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Screening Colonoscopies Now Covered by Medicare

March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month and an excellent opportunity to become more aware of how to prevent and treat the disease by scheduling a colonoscopy.

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., even though 70 percent of all cancer cases could be prevented with early detection. The lifetime risk of developing colon cancer is one in 20; however, a variety of risk factors can increase those odds.

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PA GI Consultants First In Central Pennsylvania To Offer Reshape® Non-Surgical Weight Loss Procedure

  • Dr. David J. Peters of PA GI Consultants is the first gastroenterologist in Central Pennsylvania to offer the ReShape® Integrated Dual Balloon System. ReShape is an FDA approved, first-of-its-kind non-surgical weight loss procedure for people with mild to moderate obesity. ReShape provides a new option for adults with a BMI of 30-40 and a related health condition who haven’t succeeded at diet and exercise alone and do not want or do not qualify for bariatric surgery.
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Medical Matters Interview

  • WHP-AM Medical Matters interview with Dr. David Peters about the ReShape® non-surgical weight loss procedure.
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WINK 104 Live Interview

  • WINK 104 interview with Dr. David Peters, gastroenterologists at PA GI, about the ReShape procedure.
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Good Day PA Live Interview

  • Good Day PA interview with Dr. David Peters, gastroenterologist at PA GI, about the ReShape procedure.
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Recent News Releases

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Ed Wagoner, CPA, Joins PA GI Consultants

Gastroenterology Practice Welcomes Practice Manager

Edward E. Wagoner, CPA, has joined the staff of Pennsylvania Gastroenterology Consultants (PA GI). His responsibilities at PA GI will include financial oversight, managing the business side of the practice and overseeing the administrative staff.

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Samantha Fickel, C.R.N.P. Joins PA GI Consultants

Gastroenterology Practice Welcomes Nurse Practitioner

Samantha Fickel, C.R.N.P. has joined the medical staff of Pennsylvania Gastroenterology Consultants (PA GI). Her duties at PA GI will include caring for patients and working with the seven board-certified in gastroenterologist at the practice.

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PA GI Advocates Preventative Screening

During National Colorectal Cancer Month

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. All during March, which is National Colorectal Cancer Month, Pennsylvania Gastroenterology (PA GI) will lead efforts in Central PA to raise awareness and encourage colon cancer screenings.

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