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Small and Large Intestine Patient Stories

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Kate Lloyd at home

Cleveland Heights Woman Fights Colon Cancer and WINS

A family history and a trace of blood prompts 79 year-old Kate to get screened for colon cancer.

Jenny Kozak and family

Mother of 3 is Cancer-Free Thanks to Life-Saving Colonoscopy and Cancer Treatment

When 44-year-old Jenni Kozak began having colorectal pain, she didn't think it would be something as serious as cancer.

Ellen Smith

Local Woman Learns Importance of Screening Colonoscopy After Colon Cancer Diagnosis

“Every year I received a card in the mail, saying I was due for an annual PAP smear and exam, and I had gone to those appointments religiously,” Ellen said.

Elizabeth Brandewie, MD stands aside a picture of UH's giant inflatable colon

Avid Runner Schedules Colonoscopy that Catches Cancer

Even though she was six years shy of the recommended age for her first colonoscopy, with no family history, Elizabeth Brandewie, MD, scheduled this important outpatient test.

Terry Wise

Local Man Diagnosed with Colon Cancer Urges Others Not to Ignore Symptoms

Even though his wife had her recommended colorectal cancer screening at University Hospitals, 53-year-old Terry Wise of Cleveland put his routine colonoscopy on the back burner.

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