Patients Skip Colon Cancer Screenings Because of Obesity Stigma
People who are overweight or obese may skip life-saving cancer screenings because they fear their doctor’s judgment.
By May 31, 2022, most health insurance plans will fully cover this procedure to evaluate a positive stool-based test for colon cancer. Check with your insurance about your coverage.Learn More
Our physicians and staff at Surgery Center of Allentown are dedicated to providing quality, affordable care to the community in their quest to treat an array of orthopedic, back, ophthalmologic, ear, nose, throat & sinus, oral & maxillofacial, podiatry, colon & rectal, general surgery and chronic pain conditions.
Our goal at Surgery Center of Allentown is to ensure your comfort and safety by providing a team of board-certified surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses whose focus is your comfort and care.
Additionally, our patients have highly rated the care they received from our doctors and staff, and they say they are likely to recommend our center for outpatient procedures. See what they had to say.
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