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Gastroenterologist Dr. Aaron Shiels featured in 23 WIFR’s News segment, ‘Rockford doctor stresses importance of colorectal cancer screenings’

Posted on: March 31st, 2024 by Our Team

Gastroenterologist Dr. Aaron Shiels was recently featured in 23 WIFR’s news segment, ‘Rockford doctor stresses importance of colorectal cancer screenings’. Here is an excerpt from the article, ‘Colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., took the lives of more than 52,000 people in 2023, according to data from the National Cancer Institute. However, doctors say many types of colon cancers are preventable. That’s why the American Association for Cancer Research says Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, observed during March, is important. Aaron Shiels M.D., a physician at Rockford Gastroenterology Associates and staff member at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, says this type of cancer is also pretty common.’

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