Digital Rectal Exam Santa Fe NM

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.

Caroline Bagley-Burnet, MS
(505) 820-0902
1018 Sierra Pinon
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Bruce Myron Greenfield, MD
(505) 955-7900
490A W Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1965

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David A Snyder
(505) 955-7900
490a W Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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Timothy M Lopez
(505) 955-7900
490a W Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM
Specialty
Hematology / Oncology, Medical Oncology

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Donald C Shina
(505) 820-5233
455 Saint Michaels Dr
Santa Fe, NM
Specialty
Radiation Oncology

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Donald Charles Shina, MD
(505) 820-5233
455 Saint Michaels Dr
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Radiation Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1974

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Janet P McGoug, MS
(505) 955-7956
490A W Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Patrick H Judson
(505) 955-7900
490a W Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM
Specialty
Medical Oncology

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John Claude Bagwell, MD
(505) 955-7900
465 Saint Michaels Dr # 101
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1966

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David Anthony Snyder, MD
(505) 955-7900
490A W Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer)
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1973

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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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