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RGAL Colon Cancer Awareness Month Ribbons & Wristbands

Colon cancer affects over 145,000 Americans annually. According to the Colon Cancer Alliance, colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the U.S. However, the disease is often curable if detected early. Regional Gastroenterology Associates of Lancaster is pleased to offer Colon Cancer Awareness Month wristbands and ribbons in support and advocacy of […]



Diverticulosis Diet: Promoting Digestive Health

Diverticulitis is a complex condition caused by severe inflammation of diverticula pouches found along the large intestine. Diverticulitis often results in lower abdomen pain, fever, constipation and bleeding. However, people with asymptomatic diverticulosis do not require any specific treatment. There in, it is recommended that they consume a high-fiber diet. Increasing fiber intake improves overall digestive motility. […]


EGD (Upper Endoscopy)

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP)