Have IBD? You May Need More Frequent Colonoscopy Screenings.
A new study found that patients with IBD who had a colonoscopy every one to three years were less likely to be diagnosed with advanced colon cancer.
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
The gastroenterologists and staff at MidAtlantic Endoscopy are dedicated to providing quality, affordable care to the greater Lancaster community in our quest to lower colon cancer rates and treat an array of digestive diseases, including Crohn’s Disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
MidAtlantic Endoscopy is skilled in performing a myriad of digestive procedures, including colonoscopy, esophageal dilation, flexible sigmoidoscopy, upper endoscopy and small bowel enteroscopy.
With two convenient locations in Lancaster and Ephrata, we proudly serve the Lancaster, York and Hershey areas. Our new, state-of-the-art facility in Lancaster offers all the technology of a hospital in a comfortable, relaxed environment. The new center replaces two centers located within the Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Suburban Out-Patient Pavilion with one convenient location, offering the same high quality of patient care in a new updated environment. We also have an Ephrata location at 4140 Oregon Pike.
A new study found that patients with IBD who had a colonoscopy every one to three years were less likely to be diagnosed with advanced colon cancer.Read More
New federal guidance will soon require health insurance companies associated with the Affordable Care Act to cover the cost of a follow-up colonoscopy to evaluate a positive colon-cancer-screening stool test.Read More
A recent study conducted by AMSURG and researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai shows an increase in early-onset colorectal cancer and precancerous polyps in patients younger than 50.Read More