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

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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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