SAGA News

News from San Antonio’s Leading Gastroenterologists

By SAGEC 11/30/2020

COVID-19 or Not, You Should Get Your Colonoscopy

At San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates & Endoscopy Centers, screening colonoscopies are safe, convenient, and, most importantly, …

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By SAGEC 11/11/2020

Cologuard vs. Colonoscopy: What You Need to Know

Cologuard vs. Colonoscopy: What You Need to Know More and more first time colon cancer screening patients are choosing Cologuard over a …

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By SAGEC 11/11/2020

US Preventative Task Force Advises Colon Cancer Screenings at age 45

Since 2018, the American Cancer Society has been urging the population to get screened for colon cancer at age 45 instead of 50.  Now, …

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By SAGEC 10/20/2020

Drugs like Viagra May Decrease Colon Cancer Risk

Drugs like Viagra May Decrease Colon Cancer Risk A new Swedish study finds drugs like Viagra may help prevent colon cancer in men as …

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By SAGEC 9/24/2020

Drinking Coffee May Improve Colon Cancer Survival Outcomes

Drinking coffee whether regular or decaffeinated may extend survival time in people with colorectal cancer, a new JAMA Oncology study …

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By SAGEC 9/3/2020

Boseman’s Death Marks Importance of Colon Cancer Screening at 45

In the wake of 'Black Panther' star Chadwick Boseman’s death from colon cancer at age 43, SAGA gastroenterologists want to ensure that …

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By SAGEC 8/28/2020

COVID-19 May Increase Colon Cancer Death Rates

Colon and breast cancer incidence may increase by 10,000 over the next decade, according to a recent article in the Washington Post. …

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By SAGEC 8/4/2020

San Antonio Magazine Names Four SAGA Gastroenterologists as 2020 Top Doctors

San Antonio Magazine has named four of San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates gastroenterologists as top doctors for 2020. The …

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By SAGEC 4/15/2020

COVID-19: Still Seeing Patients But Limiting Capacity

Ensuring the safety of our patients is our utmost priority, and while the Coronavirus is a concern for some, we want you to know that we …

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By San Antonio Gastro 10/17/2019

3 Rare Gastrointestinal Disorders You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

It’s highly likely that you have heard of acid reflux, constipation, and diarrhea. These are gastrointestinal issues that most people …

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