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LEGENDARY HEALTHCARE

Man becomes colonoscopy advocate after bowel resection

Image of Loren Kittelson, colonoscopy and colorectal cancer patient of, General Surgeon, Dr. Christopher Maki.
Posted On August 1, 2018 / Posted in JRMC News

Man becomes colonoscopy advocate after bowel resection

More than 600,000. That is the number of surgical procedures performed to treat colon diseases within the United States each year. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer amongst men and

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Image of breast cancer awareness and how to keep breast surgery and care local
Posted On May 4, 2018 / Posted in JRMC News

Breast surgery: 4 ways to keep your care local

Pink. Ribbons. October. These are things a woman might associate with breast cancer. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women, exceed only by lung cancer. Detection of breast cancer

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Sally Peterson
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Cancer found during difficult colonoscopy

After surgery to remove cancer, one 73-year-old woman is feeling better than she has in decades. Sally Peterson, of Adrian, N.D., was diagnosed with a twisted colon and several polyps in 2003 when

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JRMC General Surgery
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4 signs it’s your gallbladder

Stomach cramping. Abdominal tenderness. Nausea. Fever. The signs and symptoms of a gallbladder attack can lead to serious and sometimes life-threatening complications. Bile is a digestive fluid produced in your liver. It is collected

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Posted On April 30, 2018 / Posted in JRMC News

Age 50? Time for a colonoscopy

Ulcers. Polyps. Tumors. These are all abnormalities that may show up in a colonoscopy. If they do, they can be cancerous. Preventing colorectal cancer is one of the main reasons why there are

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