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RGA is researching ways to develop a blood test to help detect colorectal cancer. Are you due for a colonoscopy soon? Applicants must:

-be between the ages of 50-84
-be planning to have a colonoscopy screening in the next 60 days
-have had no rectal bleeding in the past 30 days
-be willing to provide blood samples
-have had no previous colorectal surgery
-have had no personal or family history of colorectal cancer or adenoma
-be willing to release medical records as needed
-have not participated in other research in the past 60 days
-have no history of IBD, chronic ulcerative colitis, Crohn's Disease or cystic fibrosis

Participants will be compensated. Call us at 815-484-7980 to learn more.
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RGA is researching ways to develop a blood test to help detect colorectal cancer. Are you due for a colonoscopy soon? Applicants must:

-be between the ages of 50-84
-be planning to have a colonoscopy screening in the next 60 days
-have had no rectal bleeding in the past 30 days
-be willing to provide blood samples
-have had no previous colorectal surgery
-have had no personal or family history of colorectal cancer or adenoma
-be willing to release medical records as needed
-have not participated in other research in the past 60 days
-have no history of IBD, chronic ulcerative colitis, Crohns Disease or cystic fibrosis

Participants will be compensated. Call us at 815-484-7980 to learn more.

Dr. Nimrod Deiss-Yehiely, recent graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford, was selected to present his research at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW®) in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Deiss-Yehiely and his colleagues at UIC and Rockford Gastroenterology Associates investigated the diagnostic yield and demographic factors associated with helicobacter infection in a community-based setting. Congratulations!
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Dr. Nimrod Deiss-Yehiely, recent graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford, was selected to present his research at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW®) in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Deiss-Yehiely and his colleagues at UIC and Rockford Gastroenterology Associates investigated the diagnostic yield and demographic factors associated with helicobacter infection in a community-based setting. Congratulations!

 

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Brilliant work Dr. Nonevski and colleagues!

Dr. Joseph Vicari (far left) participated in a panel discussion about endoscopy quality yesterday at the Digestive Disease Week® (DDW®) meeting in Washington, D.C. Thanks to the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - ASGE for letting us share their photo! ... See moreSee less

Dr. Joseph Vicari (far left) participated in a panel discussion about endoscopy quality yesterday at the Digestive Disease Week® (DDW®) meeting in Washington, D.C. Thanks to the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - ASGE for letting us share their photo!

Here's some more guidance on the screening tests available for colorectal cancer, in light of the American Cancer Society's updated recommendations this week. ... See moreSee less

Heres some more guidance on the screening tests available for colorectal cancer, in light of the American Cancer Societys updated recommendations this week.

3 weeks ago

Rockford Gastroenterology Associates

Katie Couric, a longtime advocate for colorectal health, sums up the American Cancer Society's recent recommendations, noting that "screening can often prevent colorectal cancer."

Katie Couric
The American Cancer Society has lowered the recommended age for colon cancer screening to 45 due to an alarming increase in colorectal cancer in younger adults. Tag someone who is 45 to let them know! Go to su2c.org to learn more. Stand Up To Cancer #coloncancerawareness
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