Dr. Bryan T. Green served as the South Carolina Medical Association Doctor of the Day at the South Carolina Statehouse March 11, 2021 in honor of Colon Cancer Awareness month. He was recognized in the House and Senate chambers for his efforts with the South Carolina Colon Cancer Prevention Network (CCPN) that has provided over 3,000 free screening colonoscopies for uninsured South Carolina residents.
Simone Ledward Boseman, the wife of the late actor Chadwick Boseman, issued an impassioned plea for people to get screened for colon cancer as she accepted an award on behalf of her husband. Read more here.
Cases of colon and rectal cancer are on the rise in young adults — and the median age of patients diagnosed is getting lower.
Colorectal cancer is the third deadliest cancer among men and women in the United States — after lung and prostate in men and lung and breast in women.
Actor Chadwick Boseman died of colon cancer Friday at age 43 after battling the disease for years.
Colorectal cancer may be on the decline, but the tragic death of Chadwick Boseman is a reminder that the colon and rectal cancers are not going away. Colorectal cancer is still the third most common cancer in the United States, with over 104,610 new cases expected to be diagnosed this year, according to the American Cancer Society.
Information for our patients:
The physicians and staff of Digestive Disease Group, PA and The Greenwood Endoscopy Center are proactively taking extra precautions during the current COVID-19 pandemic. It is our obligation to protect you as well as our staff. In order to continue to provide the best care possible, we are implementing a screening process before you may enter our building.