Colon and Stomach Cancer Prevention in Queens, NY

Answers to Your Most Pressing Questions

If you have been diagnosed with stomach or colon cancer, you are aware of the severity of said conditions. While you may feel hopeless and believe the pain associated with these types of cancer is inevitable, we at New York Gastroenterology & Endoscopy may be able to help. Our team has nearly a decade of experience with stomach and colon cancer, and have helped hundreds of people feel comfortable during this difficult time. Below, we’ve compiled a short guide to the prevention stomach and colon cancers, as well as the mitigation of their symptoms. For more detailed information, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with our Queens, NY cancer treatment professionals at (718) 734-0404 today.

Preventing Stomach and Colon Cancer

While the medical community today has still not compiled a definitive list of the causes of gastrointestinal cancers such stomach and colon cancer, there are several steps you can take in your day-to-day life to help reduce your cancer risk. The steps and lifestyle choices include:

  • Avoid tobacco use
  • Eat at least 2 ½ cups of fresh vegetables and fruits per day
  • Avoid a diet heavy in smoked, salted, and pickled foods
  • Take action against H pylori bacterial infections, as many studies have linked them to pre-cancerous lesions found in the stomach
  • Exercise routinely — those who regularly exercise have been shown to have a decreased risk of cancer, while the opposite is true for those with obesity

Take Action

For those who believe they may have stomach or colon cancer, it is imperative to take medical action as quickly as possible. By meeting with specialized medical professionals like our doctors here at New York Gastroenterology & Endoscopy, you can begin treatment and take the necessary steps address cancer before it worsens. If you have not been diagnosed with stomach or colon cancer, but are experiencing any of the following symptoms, please seek our assistance as soon as possible.

  • Cramps
  • Fatigue
  • Weakness
  • Severe bloating
  • Abdominal pain
  • Rapid weight loss
  • Change in bowel habits
  • Red or dark blood in stool

Mitigating Current Cancer Symptoms

If you have already been diagnosed with stomach or colon cancer, it’s important to begin a treatment to both eradicate the cancer itself and mitigate its symptoms. At New York Gastroenterology & Endoscopy, our cancer treatments professionals are here to help you. We provide comprehensive cancer treatment plans tailored to treat your specific type of cancer as quickly and effectively as possible. Don’t handle your cancer symptoms on your own — contact our cancer treatment doctors to build a plan that really works.

We are open seven days a week and have flexible business hours to better accommodate our patients. Our office also accepts all insurances so you don’t have to worry about paying for the entirety of your treatment—you only have to focus on getting better. For inquiries or to schedule an appointment at New York Gastroenterology & Endoscopy, please call us at (718) 734-0404.

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Why Visit Us?

  • Open Sundays
  • Same Day Appointments
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  • Stomach Specialist
  • Office Based Procedures
  • Certified Endoscopy Center
  • No Facility Fees
  • No Facility Deductibles
  • No Referral Needed
  • Most Insurances Accepted
  • Affordable Prices for the Public
  • Active in the Community
  • State-of-the-Art Equipment

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(718) 734-0404

79-11 41st Avenue, Suite A-108
Elmhurst, NY 11373

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Directly Across of Elmhurst Hospital

Corner of 80th Street & 41st Avenue

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