Digital Rectal Exam Lexington KY

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.

Christopher Dean Jahraus, MD
(859) 543-1807
800 Rose St
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 2000

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Justine M W Yoneda, MD
(859) 323-6486
800 Rose St,
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1975

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Jeffrey Arnold Moscow
(859) 257-7910
740 S Limestone
Lexington, KY
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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John Donald Geil
(859) 323-5481
740 S Limestone
Lexington, KY
Specialty
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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John Joseph Rinehar, MR
(859) 323-6562
800 Rose St CC 452,
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Daniel Kenady
(859) 257-3253
740 South Limestone
Lexington, KY
Specialty
Surgical Oncology

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John August D'Orazio
(859) 323-5481
740 S Limestone
Lexington, KY
Specialty
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

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Paul M Spring, MD
(859) 257-5097
800 Rose St Rm C236,
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Mara D Chambers, MD
(859) 323-8043
800 Rose St CC452,
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Mohammed Mohiuddin, MD
(570) 819-5859
800 Rose St,
Lexington, KY
Specialties
Radiology, Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Osmania Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: University Of Kentucky Hosp, Lexington, Ky
Group Practice: University Of KY

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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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