Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Welcome to the Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology & GI Surgery Page! With one of the largest group of digestive disease specialists in the world, Mayo Clinic has been recognized as the nation's best Gastroenterology & GI Surgery hospital by U.S. News & World Report. Follow the page to learn about clinical trials and up-to-date research, and find resources for all your gastroenterology needs. Our goal is to connect you to others, and become informed decision makers; so post a comment, share your story, own your health.

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May 25, 2020

Your health and wellbeing matter

By Rebecca Williams @rjwilliams
The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic is committed to provide care for all of our patients need even in these uncertain and challenging times.  Our teams are here for you, and together we will work to maximize your health and wellbeing.  Our outpatient clinics and procedure [...]
Your health and wellbeing matter
May 4, 2020

Our Mission Continues: Providing Compassionate Care in a Safe Environment

By Rebecca Williams @rjwilliams
Though times and circumstances have changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing has not changed, and that is Mayo Clinic’s Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology’s dedication and ability to provide compassionate care. We have protocols in place to ensure that every precaution is taken to ensure that this [...]
Our Mission Continues: Providing Compassionate Care in a Safe Environment
Mar 7, 2020

Colorectal Cancer: "Preventable. Treatable. Beatable” (Part 2)

By Kanaaz Pereira, Connect Moderator @kanaazpereira
Colorectal Cancer  (CRC) is the second leading cause of death from cancers that affect both men and women, even though it is among the most preventable cancers. Your risk of getting colorectal cancer increases as you get older. However, new statistics show that the burden of disease is shifting toward younger [...]
Mar 4, 2020

Colorectal Cancer: "Preventable. Treatable. Beatable” (Part 1)

By Kanaaz Pereira, Connect Moderator @kanaazpereira
Colorectal Cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) is the second leading cause of death from cancers that affect both men and women, even though it is among the most preventable cancers. Early-stage detection, removing precancerous polyps before they become cancerous, can greatly increase survival. To increase understanding of risks, [...]
Feb 7, 2020

Can Stool DNA Test Detect Colorectal Cancer in IBD Patients?

By Kanaaz Pereira, Connect Moderator @kanaazpereira
Colonoscopic surveillance is recommended in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), as they are at an increased risk of colorectal cancer (CRC). Patients with chronic IBD have to undergo colonoscopy every 1-3 years–which can be a big burden for many patients. Noninvasive testing by stool DNA is a new potential, and could [...]

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