Digital Rectal Exam Hockessin DE

In this high'tech age, when the under-50 set hears "digital rectal exam," they imagine diagnostic computers and state-of'the-art graphics. The over-50 set, however, knows all too well that the “digital” part means super-low tech. But they endure the exam because finding and eliminating precancerous colon polyps, called adenomas, provide the best defense against developing colorectal cancer, the second most deadly cancer in the West.

Lee Philip Schacter, MD
(302) 427-2720
1003 Oriente Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1973

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Robert Westscott Frelick, MD
(302) 655-3460
1018 Overbrook Rd
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
German
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1944
Hospital
Hospital: South Jersey Hospital -Millvi, Millville, Nj

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Lois W Dow, MD
(302) 368-2900
3917 Heather Dr
Greenville, DE
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1968

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Lee Philip Schacte, MD
(302) 427-2720
1003 Oriente Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Husein Q Campwal, MD
(302) 633-5525
1601 Kirkwood Hwy
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Lois Weyman Dow, MD
(302) 888-2515
3917 Heather Dr
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Michael Edward Trigg, MD
(302) 651-5565
13 Pheasants Rdg N
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Male
Languages
French
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Dupont Hosp For Children, Wilmington, De; Thomas Jefferson University Ho, Philadelphia, Pa
Group Practice: Alfred I Dupont Institute

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Mark Steinberg, MD
(302) 886-4083
1800 Concord Pk S5217
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Arnold Mittelman, MD
(302) 575-1712
119 Congressional Dr Apt A
Greenville, DE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Martin F Konwinski, MD
(302) 633-5302
1601 Kirkwood Hwy
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Akademia Med W Warszawie, Warszawa, Poland
Graduation Year: 1969

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Gut Feelings on Garlic and Gum

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By Kris Kucera

In this high-tech age, when the under-50 set hears “digital rectal exam,” they imagine diagnostic computers and state-of-the-art graphics. The over-50 set, however, knows all too well that the “digital” part means super-low tech. But they endure the exam because finding and eliminating precancerous colon polyps, called adenomas, provide the best defense against developing colorectal cancer, the second most deadly cancer in the West. While healthy living and eating habits help prevent adenomas, researchers from Hiroshima University Hospital in Japan found promising news for people who already have them—aged garlic extract. Taken in 2.4 mL daily doses for 12 months, it significantly reduced the size and reoccurrence of adenomas in diagnosed patients, compared to a similar group taking the control dose of 0.16 mL daily. The research suggests that garlic’s anticarcinogenic compounds diminish the growth and proliferation of potential of adenomas.

When adenomas progress to cancer, doctors often surgically remove the cancerous segment, a procedure called a colectomy. Surprising new research from doctors at California’s Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital shows that patients recovering from colectomies who chewed sugarless gum three times a day for one hour healed more quickly, and left the hospital two-and-a-half days sooner, than those who didn’t.

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