Colon Cancer Screening

Colonoscopy: When should you get screened?

If you…

-Are experiencing symptoms.
-Have a personal or family history of colorectal cancer or polyps.
-Are 50 years old.
-Are African American over 40.
-Have a genetic link to colorectal cancer such as Lynch Syndrome, FAP  etc.
-Have ulcerative colitis, inflammatory bowel disease or Crohn’s disease.

60% of Colon Cancer DEATHS could be AVOIDED if everyone aged 50 or older were SCREENED REGULARLY.

Give us a call today at 712.213.4750.

Jason Dierking, MD, F.A.C.S.

John Armstrong, MD

Buena Vista General Surgery

BVRMC Surgical Services

 

Events and News

LifeServe Blood Drive
  • LifeServe Blood Drive

    Walk-In donations are not accepted at this time/Photo I.D. Required Schedule your appointment online at www.lifeservebloodcenter.org or call 800.287.4903 Location: St. Mark Lutheran Church, 1614 W. 5th Street, Storm Lake, IA, Enter & Register at the EAST Entrance
    Wednesday, June 3, 2020
    12:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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  • "Hello Baby" (Sibling Class)

    Being a big sister or brother is a ‘Big Deal’ at BVRMC. Children 3-10 years of age, who are waiting for the arrival of a new baby, can join us to pick out a small gift for the baby, hear a story, learn about babies and have their picture taken.  
    Tuesday, July 7, 2020
    6:30 pm - 7:15 pm

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