John Andretti and the Fight Against Colon Cancer

Racing enthusiasts all over the country were devastated this week at the news of John Andretti’s passing. After a three-year-long battle, Andretti, aged 56, finally succumbed to stage 4 colon cancer. John Andretti was nephew to racing legend Mario, son to racer Aldo,...

Get Your Rear in Gear – Savannah

Get Your Rear in Gear – Savannah   Gastroenterology Consultants of Savannah is excited to be the presenting sponsor of this year’s Get Your Rear in Gear Savannah 5K Run/Walk. Funds generated through this race will be allocated through the...

Don’t Put Off Your Colonoscopy

Colon cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. Formerly, it was thought of as a disease that affected mainly older patients, those 50 and over. Typical screening guidelines recommended men and women should schedule their first...

Is It Time For Your Colonoscopy?

Men and women who are average risk for colon cancer (i.e. no family history of colon cancer or colon polyps, no history of inflammatory bowel disease or any other significant risk factors) should begin colon cancer screening at age 50 and age 45 for African American...