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Stay up to date with patient education and practice announcements from the physicians and staff of Albany Gastroenterology.

Katie O'Loughlin

LiveSmart: Minimally Invasive Treatments Available in Battle against Colorectal Cancer, Pre-Cancerous Polyps

The importance of screening for colorectal cancer has become even more apparent during the COVID-19 pandemic. National preventative colorectal cancer screening rates decreased significantly compared to before COVID. While there is still much work to be done, there is hope. With increased colorectal screening and state of the art treatment, we can detect cancer at earlier and curable stages, helping patients lead longer and healthier lives.

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AGC Fundraiser for Lustgarten Foundation

Throughout the year, the physicians and staff here at Albany Gastroenterology Consultants hold employee-driven fundraisers in order to donate to organizations that are near and dear to our hearts. Through events such as tag sales,

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Doctor Gumustop Named Doctor of the Year

We are proud to announce that Dr. Bora Gumustop has been named 2021 Physician of the Year by the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Upstate Northeastern New York. Dr. Gumustop will be celebrated at the foundation’s

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Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month

According to the American Cancer Society, esophageal cancer (EAC) makes up approximately 1% of all cancers diagnosed in the United States. EAC is considered an aggressive cancer with an overall five-year survival rate of only 19.9%.

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Welcome Dr. Neil R. Volk!

Albany Gastroenterology is pleased to announce the addition of Neil R. Volk, MD. Dr. Volk completed this Fellowship in Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Dr. Volk joins us in providing the highest level of hepatic and digestive care to all our patients.

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Minimally Invasive POEM Procedure

As my colleague, Dr. Sean Sheehan, discussed in this recent article, gastroenterologists use endoscopy to inspect the swallowing tract, diagnose, and even treat certain swallowing disorders. Thanks to advancements in endoscopy, endoscopic technology, and advanced training,

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Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is “Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.” Awareness can save lives. No one wants to have a colonoscopy, but since they’ve been encouraged, the death rate from colorectal cancer has dropped. Once the second leading cause

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What is GERD and how is it treated?

November 18-24th is GERD Awareness Week.  GERD stands for gastroesophageal reflux disease.  Also known as acid reflux disease, GERD is a condition of the digestive system, which has increased significantly in recent decades GERD is

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