Types of Screenings

There are several screening options available, but we believe, “the best test is the test that gets done.” What Types of Screenings are Offered? Colonoscopy For a colonoscopy, the doctor looks at the entire length of the colon and rectum with a colonoscope, a thin, flexible, lighted tube with a small video camera on the […]

Colorectal Cancer Screening Program Team

Paul McGaha, D.O., M.P.H. – Principal Investigator  Dr. Paul McGaha is Deputy Director for the Center of Rural Community Health at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, also known as UT Health Science Center. The Center coordinates the Texas 1115 Medicaid Transformation Waiver Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) projects. Dr. McGaha […]

Colorectal Cancer Screenings

What is Colorectal (Colon) Cancer? Cancer starts when cells in the body begin to grow out of control and crowd out normal cells. This makes it hard for the body to work the way it should. Colorectal cancer is a cancer that starts in the colon or the rectum. These cancers can also be named […]