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March Newsletter

 Colon Cancer Awareness: Rising Rates and Screening Importance Colorectal cancer remains a major health concern, ranking as the 3rd leading cause of cancer deaths in men and 4th in women in the United States. Alarmingly, cases are increasing among younger adults under 50, with a 51% rise since 1994. Potential risk factors driving this trend

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February 2024 Newsletter

In this month’s newsletter, we’re proud to honor Black History Month by spotlighting the remarkable career of Dr. Leonidas Berry, a pioneering gastroenterologist whose contributions to medicine continue to inspire. Dr. Leonidas H. Berry (1902-1995) broke barriers as the first black intern at Cook County Hospital. His legacy includes the development of the Eder-Berry gastrobiopsy-scope

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