Pennsylvania Gastroenterology (PA GI) Advocates Preventative Screening During National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
- Colorectal cancer is the second 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 TALKS WITH DENNY & SUE
Dr. Peters from PA GI talks with WINK-104's Denny Logan & Sue Campbell about colon cancer screening and prevention.
DR. PANCHAL & AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
Dr. Purvi Panchal of PA GI and Joan Brandburry from the American Cancer Society interviewed with WINK-104's Denny Logan & Sue Campbell.
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.
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.
Recent News Releases
Taking Steps For Crohn’s & Colitis
PA GI was proud to be a sponsor for this year’s Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis Walk. The walk is one of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s largest events committed to finding cures for digestive diseases. The event took place September 18, 2016 on City Island. To learn more about the event visit the Take Steps for Crohn’s & Colitis Walk’s website.
All PA GI Gastroenterologists Achieve Board Recertification
- American Board of Internal Medicine Certification Sets Standards
- For Best Practices And Continuing Education
All of PA GI’s gastroenterologists recently passed the board recertification requirements through the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). Certification means that doctors have demonstrated, to their peers and to the public, that they have the clinical judgement, skills and attitude essential for the delivery of excellent patient care.
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.
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.
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.