colonoscopy http://wrvo.org en Colonoscopy important for early cancer detection http://wrvo.org/post/colonoscopy-important-early-cancer-detection <p>Colonoscopies easily fall under a category of medical tests that are important to have done, but are not easy to discuss. Colonoscopies have an uncomfortable stigma, despite the fact that most patients report not having a troublesome experience with them.</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, <a href="http://www.tddctx.com/jain.html">Dr. Rajeev Jain</a> discusses the importance of colonoscopies. &nbsp;Dr. Jain is a partner at Texas Digestive Disease Consultants, chief of gastroenterology at Texas Health Dallas and clinical assistant professor of medicine at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Jain.</strong></p><p> Sun, 09 Mar 2014 23:01:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 52341 at http://wrvo.org Colonoscopy important for early cancer detection Research study could lead to new test for colon cancer http://wrvo.org/post/research-study-could-lead-new-test-colon-cancer <p>Researchers at Upstate Medical Center are helping in a nationwide study that could change the way people are screened for colon cancer, and the potential to change the way one of the most dreaded medical screening tests is used. Fri, 12 Apr 2013 20:34:08 +0000 Ellen Abbott 36169 at http://wrvo.org Research study could lead to new test for colon cancer