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Fall 2011 Newsletter

Understanding your Screening Medical Bill

Jere Pittner Jere Pittner, MS, MBA, CEO & Founder, Galen Advisors

It is time for your first screening colonoscopy. As with any medical service, it is important to understand the costs associated with the procedure.

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Factors that May Lead to Colorectal Cancer

Nuray Gun Nuray Gun, MD, MS, Arapahoe Gastroenterology, PC

We may never know why cancer develops, but we can observe data and analyze factors that seem to contribute to an individual’s chance of getting the disease.

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Consumer Advocate Section: Preventive Screening Now Covered Under PPACA

Nuray Gun Randall H.H. Madry, PCC Executive Director

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) has become law, and under this reform initiative many are now covered for colorectal cancer preventive screening without a copay or deductible.

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Get Moving If You Want to Prevent and Beat Cancer!

Regan Weaver
Recently, PCC staff member Regan Weaver along with several of her friends and relatives formed Team Preventing Colorectal Cancer.Org and participated in the Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) Philadelphia Challenge to raise funds and awareness for LiveStrong programs.

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In the News

  • Colonoscopy Co-Developer Dies
  • Dangers of Colon Cleansing
  • Vitamin D Acts as a Protective Agent Against the Advance of Colon Cancer
  • Cruciferous Vegetables Make the News
  • Researchers Identify Probable Colorectal Cancer Marker

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