Why are Hispanics Less Likely to Screen for Colon Cancer?
Colon cancer screening rates are significantly lower among Hispanic Americans over 50, and Hispanic Americans are more likely to be diagnosed with colon cancer in advanced stages.
Our gastroenterologists and staff at Central Coast Endoscopy Centers are dedicated to providing quality, affordable care to the 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).
Central Coast Endoscopy Center has two convenient locations: Endoscopy Center of the Central Coast in San Luis Obispo and Templeton Endoscopy in Templeton.
We believe in compassionate medicine at Central Coast Endoscopy Centers and are committed to making patients feel reassured and unrushed. We hold ourselves to the highest of standards, as our center is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Our board-certified GI doctors specialize in performing a myriad of GI procedures, including colonoscopies, flexible sigmoidoscopies and upper endoscopies.
If you are due for a colonoscopy or in need of a GI procedure, don’t put it off any longer. Give us a call today!
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