St. Thomas Medical Group Endoscopy Center specializes in colon cancer screening and the treatment of gastrointestinal problems. Our outpatient, freestanding endoscopic facility proudly serves the greater Nashville area. We provide quality care in a friendly, comfortable setting.
Strep Bacteria Could Be Used to Treat Colon Cancer
Dr. John McCormick of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and his colleagues engineered a streptococcal bacterial toxin to attach itself to tumor cells, forcing the immune system to recognize and attack the cancer.
Talk to a Loved One about Colon Cancer
But when you consider that colon cancer is the second deadliest form of cancer in the United States despite being one of the most preventable and treatable cancers, the importance of these discussions becomes obvious.
African Americans Need Earlier Colon Screenings
This annual observance is a time to honor and celebrate the contributions of African Americans throughout our nation’s history. And when it comes to health care, this means drawing awareness to the need for early colon cancer screening.