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Published on March 07, 2014

Get the Scoop on the Scope

Learn about colonoscopy, the test that can prevent colon cancer

(Aurora, Ill)  A colonoscopy is one of the few ways cancer can actually be
prevented. 

“While the thought of a colonoscopy may be uncomfortable, it is not painful,” says Niraj Gor, M.D, a gastroenterologist at Rush-Copley. “Colonoscopy can help detect  polyps, ulcers, tumors and inflammation or bleeding in the colon and most importantly, help prevent cancer.”

Rush-Copley invites the community to join Dr. Gor on Wednesday, March 19, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., for Get the Scoop on the Scope, an educational program on colonoscopy.  Find out about the importance of screening with colonoscopy along with the risks, signs and symptoms of colon cancer, and what you can do to help prevent it.  Learn from Rush-Copley digestive health nurses about how to prepare for a colonoscopy including prep options and what to expect before, during and after the test.  Attendees can take part in a Q&A session and enjoy refreshments and raffle prizes. 

Learn More and Register
Registration is required. To learn more or to register, visit rushcopley.com or call 866-4COPLEY (1-866-426-7539).

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For more information, contact:

Courtney Satlak
Public Relations Manager
630-978-4912
Courtney.Satlak@rushcopley.com

If you need to reach someone after business hours, please call 630-978-6200 and ask the operator to page the marketing representative on call.