• What To Know About a Screening Colonoscopy
    Many patients dread getting a colonoscopy. However, this procedure can prove crucial for catching serious conditions, and especially colorectal cancer, which is one of the most common types of cancer Read more
  • What Are Polyps?
    Polyps are tissue growths that protrude from mucous membranes, forming small, fleshy masses. They can develop in different parts of the body, including the colon, stomach, small intestine, and even Read more
  • Preparing for an Endoscopy
    As patients get older, there are certain medical tests recommended by doctors for standard care. One of those tests is called an endoscopy and is related to gastrointestinal health. Find Read more
  • What Does It Mean To Have Colon Polyps?
    There’s a fair chance that you will develop colon polyps at some point. The good news is that most colon polyps are actually harmless. However, some of them may eventually Read more
  • What Is a Capsule Endoscopy?
    Dealing with issues in your gastrointestinal system can lead to complications and pain during your daily life. Unlike external issues, issues in your gastrointestinal system can be difficult to diagnose Read more
  • Why Is a Colonoscopy So Important?
    A colonoscopy is a routine procedure that is performed in order to detect colon cancer in its earliest stage, but in spite of its benefits there is still a lot Read more
  • Questions To Ask Your Doctor Before a Colonoscopy
    Colon cancer is a serious but curable disease if caught early. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Prevention and Control), 90% of people who receive a diagnosis of colon Read more
  • Your First Screening Colonoscopy: What To Expect
    Colorectal cancer can be dangerous if not treated in time, and the fact that there are often no outward symptoms until the condition is far advanced can certainly complicate matters. Read more
  • Preparing for Your Colonoscopy
    How a colonoscopy from your gastroenterologist in Newport Beach, CA, can protect your health Did you know that having a colonoscopy can save your life? A colonoscopy is a vital diagnostic Read more
  • Benefits of a Follow up Colonoscopy
    You’ve just gotten a colonoscopy. Now what?  A colonoscopy is performed by our gastroenterologist Dr. Glenn Madokoro to screen for colorectal cancer, diagnose gastrointestinal problems and monitor the health of the Read more
  • When A Doctor Might Suggest An Endoscopy
    Find out why an endoscopy can shed light on what’s going on in your upper GI. An endoscopy is a helpful tool our gastroenterologist uses to reveal a more detailed look Read more
  • What Is a Polyp?
    Dr. Glenn Madokoro your gastroenterologist in Newport Beach, CA, helps patients with all kinds of GI conditions, including polyps. Polyps are very common and are often harmless, but they can Read more
  • Should I Be Concerned About Polyps?
    If you think you might have a polyp or have been diagnosed with one in Newport Beach, CA, let Dr. Glenn Madokoro help find the best treatment for your needs. Are Read more
  • When Is a Follow up Colonoscopy Needed?
    Colonoscopies are a reliable tool for colorectal cancer and gastrointestinal disease screening. They can help diagnose Crohn’s Disease, colon polyps, and many other diseases that may interfere with the quality Read more
  • Colonoscopy FAQs
    If you’ve recently been informed by your doctor that it’s time for you to get a colonoscopy, you probably have many questions about the procedure and why it’s so important. Read more
  • Why Might I Need an Endoscopy?
    Endoscopies are an essential part of modern medical care. Endoscopies use a long tube with a light on its tip, called an endoscope, to examine the different parts of the Read more

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